Neoliberalism in Indian Agriculture and the Struggle Against the Farm Laws
When: Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Bancroft Building, room 3.26, Mile End Campus
Speaker: Professor R. Ramakumar
In November 2021, the farmer struggles in India met with unprecedented success when the Union government of India withdrew three bills that were seen as a threat to farmer livelihoods in North India. This talk shall discuss the state of Indian agriculture, the location of the protest within the country's agricultural policies and what has been the impact of these protests.
Discussant: Jens Lerche, Reader, Department of Development Studies, SOAS
No prior registration is required. It will be in person only. Event will be the Bancroft Building, room 3.26, which is on the Mile End campus of Queen Mary University of London, Mile End campus, E1 4NS. Building 31 on this campus map: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/qmul/docs/about/Mile-End-campus-map.pdf