Kaandbaari, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh
The India Institute for Critical Action: Center in Movement (CACIM) in collaboration with Sambhaavnaa Institute is organising a five day long residential workshop on “land rights and politics” at the Sambhaavnaa Institute of Public Policy and Politics in Kandbari, Himachal Pradesh from 25 February to 29 February 2016.
The workshop will explore the current debate and political contestation around land and development in the wake of promulgation (and subsequent withdrawal) of land ordinance and farmers – workers struggles that followed; illusion of Public – Private – Partnerships; framing of corporate friendly rules and policies by State governments; ton-going agrarian crisis and farmers suicides and long forgotten agenda of land reforms. The programme is intended to serve as an induction for those interested in exploring various facets of land rights through archival or field-based research, organizations, practices or engagements in any other forms.
The school over five days will comprise of a series of lectures, conversations and experiences shared by prominent scholars, activists and practitioners in the field. The course is open to young students, researchers, workers, activists and those interested in the discourse. The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 25 persons.