Former Ambassador for Israel

ELS DISCOURSE Episode 3: Menahem Chuck Kanafi

Diplomacy and the Role of India-Israel Relations in Global Politics Speaker Profile: Menahem Chuck Kanafi Ambassador Chuck Kanafi. Ambassador Kanafi is a former career diplomat and advocate. He has served in Africa, Europe, Asia and North America at senior levels and has served as a legal advisor in the Israeli Defence Forces and to various diplomatic negotiations during thirty years of civil service. He currently … Continue reading ELS DISCOURSE Episode 3: Menahem Chuck Kanafi

Aakash Singh Rathore Preamble Ambedkar

ELS Discourse Episode 2 Part 1: Prof. Aakash Singh Rathore

The second episode titled “Preamble, Ambedkar and Philosophical Foundations” discusses the meaning, history, significance and philosophy behind the Preamble of the Indian Constitution and what it means for the citizens. It also discusses Ambedkar and Gandhi’s conflicting ideas and history behind the Preamble.

Aakash Singh Rathore is a philosopher of international repute, author of eight books (including Ambedkar’s Preamble: A Secret History of the Constitution of India (Vintage/Penguin, 2020). Prof. Rathore has taught at Jawaharlal Nehru University, the Universities of Delhi, Rutgers, Pennsylvania, Toronto, Humboldt Berlin, LUISS-Rome, and O.P. Jindal Global University. Continue reading ELS Discourse Episode 2 Part 1: Prof. Aakash Singh Rathore

ELS Discourse Episode 1: Anish Gawande

There Is Nothing Queer About It

Anish Gawande is a writer and a translator. He is the Director of the Dara Shikoh Fellowship and the Curator of Pink List India initiative. Anish Gawande graduated with a degree in Comparative Literature and Society from Columbia University and is currently a Rhodes Scholar pursuing a degree in Intellectual History from Oxford University. Continue reading ELS Discourse Episode 1: Anish Gawande