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Join us for a special screening of the award winning documentary

Reason: The War Between Faith and Rationality

with director Anand Patwardhan

Sat, Oct 26

Bartos Theatre


9:30am film start

12:30 – 1:30pm lunch

1:30pm panel


Please RSVP for lunch


A conversation with film director Anand Patwardhan &

Professor Sana Aiyar, History, MIT

Professor Amartya Sen, Economics & Philosophy, Harvard


Co-sponsored by: WGS, Literature, Transmedia Storytelling, History, MIT-India, Starr Forum/ Center for International Studies, MIT LIST


Reason sets out to chart what Patwardhan sees as India’s slide away from the complex tumult of a secular democracy towards hardening divisions of power, caste, and religious belief — lines that are enforced increasingly by violence.

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