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Zelliot Publishes "Dalit Initiatives in Education"

January 21, 2013

Eleanor Zelliot, Laird Bell Professor of History, Emerita, will have her article "Dalit Initiatives in Education," published this summer in the book, Perspectives in the History of Indian Education, Essays in Honour of Professor Eleanor Zelliot. In the article, Zelliot discusses how the Dalits (or untouchables) began their initiatives in education in the late 19th century and eventually established a huge system of colleges, high schools and hostels influenced by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.

Written by Anna Versen '14