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Amartya Sen on the Politics of Identity and Violence

’Clash of Civilisations’ or its mirror opposite ’Dialogue of Civilisations’ is hogwash

Sunday 15 June 2008

Amartya Sen describes how clinging to specific identities can box us in—and fuel conflict— in Identity and Violence.

Links to Audio and video content are included below:

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Amartya Sen in a conversation with Salman Rushdie

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At the Hitchcock Lecture from UC Berkeley Amartya explores the violence of illusion. Series: UC Berkeley Graduate Council Lectures