Living with Indigenous People in India- The Development Journey of the Last 25 Years

Date: 

October 5, 2012 - 12:00pm

Location: 

Congregational United Church of Christ
http://www.uiowa.edu/%7Emaps/c/cong1.htm

Contact Name: 

Iowa City Foreign Relations Council

Contact Phone: 

319-335-0351

Dr. Balasubramaniam (Balu) is the founder of one of India's largest development organizations, the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, and has lived and worked with the Indigenous people in the forests of the state of Karnataka, India. He will be sharing his experiences of the last 25 years of his life with these people, their development journey, and their struggle to retain their tribal identity amidst the pressures of rapid mainstream acculturation.

Admission: $9 members/ $12 non–members

The event includes a catered luncheon, a lecture from the guest speaker followed by a Q&A session.