Harsha Sri-Ramesh

Accounting Graduate

Day 2 Thur
6:00 pm
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Discussion: Depictions of Womanhood in Southern India

This session explores the perspectives from Telugu culture on Femininity and Womanhood.

I graduated from Brunel University with a degree a BSc (Hons) in Accounting. I currently work as a Risk Consultant at Mazars, an international audit, tax and advisory firm. Public Relations team, for the National Hindu Student's Forum UK. I'm also active within Tattva as the events coordinator.

Favourite Quote:

'Some things are believed because they are demonstrably true, but many other things are believed simply because they have been asserted repeatedly and repetition has been accepted as a substitute for evidence.' - Thomas Sowell

Harsha is interrested in looking at what how what we know as 'feminine' in the West takes a different epistemological form in Hindu culture. There is a skewed perception of femininity in India, by looking into her history and traditions we uncover new truths.

He'll be interviewing Neerlima ji on how femininity has changed over the past 50 years, and how perceptions of womanhood have manifested across different parts of India.

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