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Asia@Noon: Roundtable with Dauji Gupta

September 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lucknow: A Historic Indian City in the Twenty-first Century

A Roundtable Asia@Noon presentation featuring:

Dr. Dauji Gupta, Former Mayor of Lucknow

Dr. Walter Hakala, UB Department of English and Asian Studies Program

Dr. Ashima Krishna, UB Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Ms. Kayleigh Reed, UB Asian Studies Program, Boren SAFLI Fellow in Lucknow

280 Park Hall, UB North

All welcome.

Brief Bio of Dr. Dauji Gupta

Dr. Dauji Gupta is a former mayor of Lucknow, served as a State Senator, and is an author, poet, and linguist. His PhD is from the University of Lucknow, and he also has studied in Lucknow Christian College and the University of Vermont. In addition to his work as a politician and a scholar, Dr. Gupta led and was a member of movement for the emancipation of Dalits and the abolition of the caste system in India. Dr. Gupta was born in Lucknow, grew up there, and is deeply influenced by the cultural traditions of the city.


September 15, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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