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      April 23, 2020

      Thursday   6:00 PM

      One Silber Way
      Boston, Massachusetts 02215

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      CANCELED: Hungry Nation

      CANCELED: Hungry Nation

      Historian Ben Siegel explains the historical origins of contemporary India's hunger and malnutrition epidemic, showing how food and sustenance moved to the center of nationalist thought in the final years of colonial rule. Independent India's politicians made promises of sustenance and then qualified them by asking citizens to share the burden of feeding a new and hungry state. Drawing upon meticulous archival research, this is the story of how Indians challenged meanings of welfare and citizenship across class, caste, region, and gender in a new nation-state.

      When6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 23, 2020Building610 Commonwealth Ave RoomKilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering Eichenbaum RoomPhone617-358-6916Contact Emailgastrmla@bu.eduContact OrganizationBu Gastronomy FeesFreeSpeakersBen Siegel

      Categories: University & Alumni

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