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“Rising Global Conflicts, Indigenous Peoples, and Women’s Fight for Peace, Justice & Survival:” A talk by Bina Nepram 

“Rising Global Conflicts, Indigenous Peoples, and Women’s Fight for Peace, Justice & Survival:” A talk by Bina Nepram 

“Rising Global Conflicts, Indigenous Peoples, and Women’s Fight for Peace, Justice & Survival:” A talk by Bina Nepram 

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The UCSB Department of Feminist Studies,
The Orfalea Center & The Center for Feminist Futures
invite you to a double-feature event
:
“Rising Global Conflicts, Indigenous Peoples, and Women’s Fight for Peace, Justice & Survival:” A talk by Bina Nepram
&
A Premier Screening of “Manglaan: Queer Peacebuilding”
Thursday, May 23
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
McCune Conference 6020 HSSB
LUNCH PROVIDED

Co-sponsors: Hull Chair in Women’s Studies, UCSB Sociology, UCSB Global Studies.
Binalakshmi ‘Bina’ Nepram is an Indigenous scholar, author, and human rights defender, whose work focuses on women-led peace, security, and disarmament in Manipur, Northeast India, and in seven socio-cultural Indigenous regions of the world. She is currently the Senior Adviser on Indigenous issues at the Centre for Thematic Excellence at the United States Institute of Peace and a Fellow at Asia Centre, Harvard University. She is also the founder of three organizations: the Control Arms Foundation of India (CAFI) in 2004, the Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network (MWGSN) in 2007, and the Global Alliance of Indigenous Peoples, Gender Justice and Peace in 2019.
Discussant: Prof. Anshu Malhotra (Chair, Department of Global Studies).
Manglaan (“Dreamwork”) is a documentary film on the Asia-Pacific region’s first all-transmen soccer team, set in the ongoing ethnic conflict in Manipur. The film is co-produced by Maisnam Arnapal (Feminist Studies PhD student & Orfalea Center fellow) in collaboration with Ya_All, an LGBTI youth organization in Manipur.

Join us for the post-screening Q&A with the production and the soccer teams.
Trailer for the Film:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8oV47CMR4o
Bina Nepram’s profile link on USIP:
https://www.usip.org/people/binalakshmi-nepram

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May 23, 2024
 

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