Faultlines of Faith 

Faultlines of Faith Arjun Appadurai, Revati Laul, and Ziya us Salam in conversation with Varghese K. George

Updated - January 26, 2024 02:04 pm IST

Published - January 11, 2024 08:53 pm IST

Venue The Hindu Pavilion SEE MAP

Time & DateJan 26 , 2024 , 09:45 am - 10:45 am

Explore India’s religious faultlines with insightful session featuring Arjun Appadurai, Revati Laul, Ziya us Salam, and Varghese K. George.

Arjun Appadurai is a noted educationalist and teaches about media, culture and communication. He is the Emeritus Professor in Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was a Member of the UNESCO Commission on The Futures of Education. He has authored numerous books and scholarly articles, and his books have been translated into French, German, Spanish and other languages.

Revati Laul is an independent journalist and rights activist. Her book, The Anatomy of Hate, is the first-ever account of the perpetrators of the 2002 Gujarat riots. She works through the Sarfaroshi Foundation, an NGO she set up in the district of Shamli in Uttar Pradesh. 

Ziya Us Salam, an Associate Editor at The Hindu, is a veteran journalist and author His latest book Being Muslim in Hindu India is a bestseller.  

Varghese K. George is a Resident Editor at The Hindu and is based in New Delhi, He is an award-winning journalist, covering Indian and U.S. politics. He writtes extensively on politics, political economy, and the foreign policy of India and the U.S., particularly the rise of nationalism in both countries in recent years. In his book, Open Embrace, he analyses how hyper-nationalism influences India-U.S. relations, drawing from his extensive reporting experience and academic background in Modern Indian History and International Relations. His notable awards include Ramnath Goenka Journalist of the Year and Transparency International Award for fighting corruption.

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