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Peace Communication in South Asia (South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference Keynote)

Dr. Anup Kumar, Associate Professor of Communication at Cleveland State University, is an interdisciplinary scholar of media, politics, and international communications. ​In this talk, Dr. Kumar highlights the importance of cross-border, citizen-to-citizen communication as a bottom-up civil discourse to bring peace between the adversarial countries of India and Pakistan. 

The author of The Making of a Small State: Populist Social Mobilization and the Hindi Press in the Uttarakhand Movement (2011),  Dr. Kumar is regularly featured in opinion and commentary articles on media and politics in the Indian news media. He is currently co-directing an international team of researchers on the interdisciplinary study of national and state-level Indian elections.

This event is open to the public. Join us for a reception with refreshments at 4:30 p.m.  The lecture will begin at 5 p.m.

This event is the keynote of the South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference and is co-sponsored by the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy’s Broad International Lecture Series and the Center for Global Engagement’s Engage Your World Intercultural Dialogue Series.

Thursday, January 31 at 4:30pm to 6:30pm


Global and Multicultural Engagement Building (GME), Auditorium
110 S Woodward Ave., Tallahassee, FL

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