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'This Water, Don't Take': Claims, Histories and Meanings

Nov 28, 2012, 12:30pm-2pm

Faculty Research Seminar Series

'This Water, Don't Take': Claims, Histories and Meanings
Pooja Parmar, Osgoode Catalyst Fellow

This presentation offers insights into issues of access to justice by tracing the gains and losses in meaning across multiple accounts of a dispute that began with Adivasi protests against a Coca-Cola beverage plant in Kerala, South India. A sit-in agitation started by Adivasi residents of the area is now in its tenth year. Drawing upon extensive original archival, legal and ethnographic research, it is evident that meaningful resolution of the dispute requires a closer look at the processes and practices through which the meanings have been eclipsed.

Pooja Parmar is the inaugural holder of the Osgoode Catalyst Fellowship. Her research interests include legal pluralism, intersections of law and colonialism, development and displacement, indigeneity and human rights.

All are invited to attend. Lunch will be served. 
RSVP Required: http://osgoode.yorku.ca/research/rsvp Event Code: FRS3


Location:2003 Ignat Kaneff Building, Osgoode Hall Law School
Sponsor:Osgoode Hall Law School
Posted by:Jody-Ann
Web Sitehttp://www.osgoode.yorku.ca/research/rsvp
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