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Aston Conference - Caste and Social Cohesion

Conference: Caste and Social Cohesion
Engaging with Communities

Programme of events

From 10:30 to 15:30, Saturday, 30th August 2008
Warwick Lecture Theatre, 6th Floor, MAIN Building,
Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET

10:30-:11:00 Conference Registration & Exhibition
11:00-11:05 Welcomeby Davinder Prasad, General Secretary, CasteWatchUK
11:05-11:10 Conference Introduction by Mr Jagdish Rai,  Vice Chair CasteWatchUK and Conference Chairman
11:10-11:30 Caste Discrimination in the UK – Presentation by CasteWatchUK



Caste and Social Cohesion

By Dr Vivek Kumar, Asstt. Professor, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences , Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

12:15–12.30 Caste Discrimination Testimonial by Mr Sunny Chohan
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break  ( Free Buffet  Available)
13:30-13:40 Caste Discrimination Testimonial by Mr Robert Lee
13:40-13:55 Open Address by Dr Meena Dhanda, Senior Lecturer and Subject Coordinator of Philosophy at the University of Wolverhampton, UK
13:55-14:10 Community Engagement and Mobilisation by Mr Eugene Culas, Director Voice of Dalit International UK
14:10-14:50 Question and Answer Session. Panel discussion,

Chaired by Mr Sat Pal Muman, Chair, CasteWatch UK

14:50-14:55 Adoption of Conference Resolution, by Mr Sat Pal Muman,

Chair, CasteWatch UK

14:55-15:00 Vote of Thanks by Mr Davinder Parsad, General Secretary,  CasteWatchUK
15:00-15:30 Networking

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