The next event to be broadcast on UCL Live is:
|Title:||Minds of Caste - An Inter-Disciplinary Seminar on How Caste Identities Shape the Mind|
|Dates:||Friday, 4th September 2015|
|Time:||17:30 - 20:00 (BST)|
|Location:||Christopher Ingold XLG2 Auditorium, Christopher Ingold Building, 20 Gordon Street, London. WC1H 0AJ.|
Minds of Caste - An Inter-Disciplinary Seminar on How Caste Identities Shape the Mind
The relationship between caste identity and mental well-being is critical and yet curiously unexplored. Unpacking culturally rooted caste conflict requires addressing the dynamics between victims and victimisers. This unique inter-disciplinary seminar will address some of the following questions: How does caste shape individual minds and determine collective mentalities? Why and how does caste discrimination impact upon the inner lives of both the perpetrators and their victims?
- Dr Bhargavi Davar Director, Centre for Advocacy and Mental Health, Pune, India
- Dr Meena Dhanda, Reader in Philosophy and Cultural Politics, University of Wolverhampton, UK
- Professor Gautam Gawali, Professor of Psychology, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
This event is supported by UCL's Grand Challenge of Inter-cultural Interaction, UCL Office for International Affairs, UCL Science, Medicine and Society Network, & Research Councils UK India.
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