A special screening of the Hindi film Haider (2014), followed by dinner and a group discussion. The film is an adaptation of Hamlet in the contemporary military context of Kashmir. It contains significant violence and bloodshed. This will be a unique chance to understand both the realities and representations of the Kashmir Valley.
Aniket De, PhD candidate, Harvard University
Neha Ansari, PhD Candidate in the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and a former journalist.
Niya Shahdad, a writer and independent journalist based in Srinagar, via Skype
Sponsors: Program in General Education, and Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University.