Caste Matters: The Fourth Annual Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Annual Lecture with Suraj Yengde

This event is part of the Annual Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Lecture Series.

This event is in collaboration with the Chetna Association of Canada, Department of Asian Studies, the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society (何鴻毅家族基金佛學與當代社會課程), the Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation, and the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University.


Suraj Yengde is an award-winning scholar and activist from India, and the author of Caste Matters. He is an inaugural postdoctoral fellow at the Initiative for Institutional Anti-racism and Accountability, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Dr. Yengde is India’s first Dalit Ph.D. holder from an African university (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg). He has published in the field of caste, race, ethnicity studies, and inter-regional labor migration in the global south. 

Here is another CISAR-supported event with Dr. Yengde: