Public Lectures


“The World’s Oldest Form of Existing Discrimination”,

Harvard Law School Seminar Series, HLS Advocates for Human Rights and the South Asian Law Students Association, April 5, 2018

“Resist, Reform, Revolution: Miner’s Strike, 1920, Mahad Satyagraha, 1927 & Bolshevik Revolution, 1919”,

Harvard University, February 23, 2018

“India For Diversity: For a progressive and inclusive India”,

Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, January 11, 2018

“Towards an Inclusive Social Mobilization: The Politics of Resistance”

Department of Women’ Studies, Calicut University, Calicut, January 5, 2018

“Improving Understanding of Public and Policy-makers on Caste, Descent and All Forms of Discrimination”

International Commission for Dalit Rights, Washington D.C., October 27, 2017

“Ambedkar as Buddha: First Year Experiences of neo-Buddhists in India”

Aryaloka Buddhist Center, New Hampshire, October 17, 2017

“The Onus of Diversity: Learning, Experiencing and Growing in a Heterogeneous Setup”,

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, September 18, 2017

"Dalit & Black Power Movement",

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, July 27, 2017

The Cultural Revolution of Love Loving Folks,”

Ambedkar International Mission, Harlem, New York, Apr 22, 2017

*Invited as a guest speaker

Three Moments of Dalitism: Dalit Universalism, Dalit Middle Classs, Dalit Harlem Moment,”

Rethinking Dalit Politics in the New India Panel, New York University, April 21, 2017

The Dalit-Black Consciousness: Ambedkar and Biko,”

Organizational and Social Change Research Seminar Spring 2017, University of the Massachusetts, Boston, April 20, 2017

The Gangsterism of Hindutva Buddhist Monks,”

AANA, April 15, 2017

*Invited as a guest speaker

The Social Morality of Ambedkar’s Buddha,”

Aryaloka Buddhist Society, New Hampshire, October 11, 2016

*Invited as a guest speaker

The Social Movement of/for Dalits,”

Ambedkar International Mission Society of Canada, Calgary, June 4, 2016

*Invited as a guest speaker

Too early for Dalit Spring,”

Panel discussion on “Indian Spring? May be for Dalits too, finally!,” Left Forum, John Jay College, May 23, 2016

Caste and Higher Education in India,”

Yale University, South Asia Studies Council, March 4, 2016

*Invited as a guest speaker

“Rohith Vemula, Death of a Dalit Scholar in Hyderabad,”

Harvard University, South Asia Institute, February 3, 2016

*Invited as a guest speaker

Caste consciousness – Toward a Pan-Dalit movement,”

online public lecture hosted by Ambedkar Association of North America, Washington DC, November 22, 2015

*Invited as a guest speaker