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Exploring the Concept Of Internal Colonisation
~ Sachchidanand Sinha*

Edited By: Daya Lalvani

Originally, the idea of ‘internal colony’ was an extrapolation of the idea that empires and colonies created the pre-condition for the development and expansion of the capitalist system in Europe, based on new industries.

* Sachchidanand Sinha is based in Bihar. He is a prolific writer, socialist thinker and major author of books on socialism. He is associated with the socialist movement and JP movement. (more)

Niklas Toivakainen
SADED Research Fellow
University of Helsinki, Finland
Working with issues on critical modernity and engagement with Gandhi

Notes and comments on “What is SADED?”

Edited By: Daya Lalvani


Notes and comments on the introductory article "What is SADED?" is a further reflection on the concerns and crisis of modernity and on the urgent need for "Ecological Swaraaj", as articulated by SADED. The focus is mainly on the endeavor to deepen the understanding of the ideological background of modernity and why modernity has the tendency to dominate and undermine tradition, traditional knowledge systems and cosmologies and nature.(more)

A conventional understanding of industry-driven 'development' of human societies does not account for ecological, environmental or social costs involved, the brunt of which is inequitably borne by different sections of society. South Asian Dialogues on Ecological Democracy or SADED is concerned with enabling dialogue between people on their interface with nature. (more)

SADED: Forth Coming Event

6 दिसंबर 2012 - संवाद 'हिन्दू - मुस्लिम रिश्तो का आधार'(more)

Beyond Copenhagen in collaboration with CECOEDECON, PAIRVI, SADED and BJVJ cordially invites you to UNFCCC CoP-18 side events

Looking beyond International Negotiations: National and Sub-national Climate Change Policies in South Asia.

Date: 1st December, 2012
Time: 11.30 to 13.00
Venue: Side Event Room # 3

Brief Description: In view of the meager development in climate change negotiations in taking up the major issues of mitigation and adaptation upfront, the national and sub national policies on climate change become of extreme significance. South Asia is highly vulnerable to climate change and impacts have manifested in erratic rainfall patterns, reduced agricultural productivity, loss of livelihoods in coastal areas, extreme climatic events, and displacement with increasing regularity. (more)


SADED is orgnizing a meeting Koi Bhuka N Soye on Date : 14 th -15 th May, 2010 Venue: Gandhi Peace Foyndation Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, New Delhi.

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SADED is orgnizing a meeting Side-Events of People's SAARC on Date : 20 th April, 2010 Venue: Indian Social Institute, 10, Lodi Road , New Delhi (more)

SADED orgnized a meeting "Towards Building a People's Solidarity Forum For Radical Democracy in South Asia" at India Islamic Cultural Centre, Lodi Estate, New Delhi on 1st Feb 2010.r

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EU Grants Three Nations 14.5 Million Euros To Fight Climate Challenges

Three least developed nations has been pledged by European Union (EU) a grant of 14.5 million euros to implement the nations' strategic action plan for tackling climate change, a local media reported Tuesday.


Bonn climate change talks aim to pick up the pieces from Copenhagen

A FRESH round of UN climate change talks got under way in Bonn yesterday in an effort to pick up the pieces after last December's summit in Copenhagen and pave the way for firmer action. The Copenhagen meeting may have postponed an outcome for at least a year, but it did not postpone the impacts of climate change, htt/

Cities to get hotter at night, predicts Met Office

Global warming and the increasing size and density of cities could cause the number of nights when the temperature does not dip below 68F (20C) to rise dramatically, the Met Office found. In a process known as the urban heat island effect, cities can be up to 18F (10C) warmer at night than the surrounding countryside.

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