We, the People

Farmers and Land Rights 

India saw the biggest mass protest in recent times when Indian Farmers marched to the City of Delhi protesting against the Farm Laws. Indian farming sector has come to be dominated by complexities of governance. Questions about farm-sectors climate resilience, food security, adaptability etc are deeply connected to the idea of ownership and resource management? With the new farming laws there are further questions about the influence of top-down governance of resources. With Nikita Sud, Namita Wahi, and Tarak Kate, we explore what is needed to secure future of agriculture, farmers and food in India.

May 1 (Saturday), 11.30 – 12.45 CET / 15.00 – 16.15 IST

Migrant Workers’ Journeys to Homeland 

As the Pandemic locks down economies, migrant workers across Europe and India returned home to measly savings, lack of social security nets and an uncertain future. How can we make societies more resilient to such pandemic shocks? Dr Ritumbra Manuvie speaks to Natasha Badhwar, Maansi Parpiani and Pia Oberoi on journeys to the hinterland among the people most effected by the Pandemic. 

May 5 (Wednesday), 9.30 – 10.45 CET / 13.00 – 14.15 IST

Figures de femmes et mobilisations féministes en Inde

Ces dernières années, en Inde, les femmes ont été particulièrement visibles dans les mobilisations sociales.
Lors de cet échange, Shumona Sinha, Caroline Michon, et Sophie Pietrucci proposent de revenir sur l’histoire des mouvements des luttes pour l’égalité, des années 70 à nos jours qui ont permis de visibiliser les questions de genre tout en mettant en lumière les inégalités criantes.

6 Mai (Jeudi), 17.00 – 19.00 CET

Successes and Failures in Fighting COVID: Lessons for Healthcare Policy Makers

Over one year into the pandemic, India’s healthcare system has collapsed. While vaccination drives take off across the globe, what dangers lie ahead, and what lessons can we learn for health policy in general? Dr. Aviral Vatsa of NHS Scotland, Dr. Anant Maringanti of the Right to the City Foundation, public health economist Dr. Saleema Razvi, Scotland-based Dr. Umair Khan and NHS adviser Dr. Raghib Ali discuss.

May 8 (Saturday) 11.00 – 12.30 CET/ 14.30 – 16 IST

Documentary Screening: Déjà Vu

Indian farmers are protesting against agricultural reforms – something which has already been seen in the West. How do developments parallel each other? Watch the trailer below!


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