[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”ALL ARE WELCOME !” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”WSF@CROSSROADS” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”A critical engagement with the emerging dynamics of the Forum process in India and globally” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Session 1, organised by SADED :

11:00 – 1:00

Genesis of the Forum

Panel discussion. Panellists : 
Teivo Teivainen, Professor of World Politics and Head of the Political Science Department at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and as representative of NIGD (Network Institute for Global Democratisation), Finland, founding member of the International Council of the World Social Forum (Other panellists to be confirmed)

Lunch break

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CACIM Multilogues

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Under its Multilogues Series, CACIM cordially invites you to two sessions to critically discuss and debate the future of the Forum :

2:00-4:00 The Idea of the Global Day of Action and its Political and Cultural Significance

Panellists :
Shuddhabrata Sengupta, media artist, member of the RAQS Collective and Sarai, CSDS, Delhi (tentatively confirmed)
Teivo Teivainen, University of Helsinki, and NIGD, Finland
(Third panellist to be confirmed)

Tea break

4:30-6:30 The Future of the Forum : Is the World Social Forum approaching a point of crisis ?

Panellists :
Kamla Bhasin, member of Sangat (South Asian Network of Gender Activists and Trainers), New Delhi
Teivo Teivainen, University of Helsinki, and NIGD, Finland
Sitaram Yechury, MP, member of the Politburo of the CPI(M), and handling the party’s international affairs (tentatively confirmed)

Friday, January 11 2008


Indian Social Institute

Lodhi Institutional Area, New Delhi 110 003

(Behind Sai Baba Mandir)

The Panel Discussions will also be attended by members from the WSF India Organising Committee, academics, activists, students and others who have played an active role in the Forum organising process. This set of events also looks forward to another event that CACIM, perhaps together with others, will be organising in Delhi on January 25 2008, as its observance of and contribution to the Global Day of Action.

With warm regards,

Jai Sen & Madhuresh Kumar
CACIM, New Delhi

Rakesh Bhatt & Hrishikant
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