"Unravelling the Kashmir Knot" – Aman Hingorani to Deliver World Affairs Council Talk, Nov. 16 at UNC Asheville


Aman M. Hingorani will discuss the origins of the conflict between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, and some ideas for a pragmatic solution, in a talk at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. His lecture is a special event, free and open to everyone, presented by the WNC chapter of World Affairs Council, OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville) and the university’s Department of Political Science.

Hingorani, a lawyer and mediator in the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Delhi, and the author of the book, Unravelling the Kashmir Knot (2016, SAGE Publishing), has been invited to address national and international audiences on the Kashmir. He also has acted as an arbitrator and as adjunct faculty to teach law students and run training courses for judicial officers, lawyers and law teachers. He has taught at the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal; Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi; Indian Law Institute, New Delhi; Keble College, University of Oxford, UK; Law School, Warwick University, UK; and South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The World Affairs Council lecture series at UNC Asheville will complete its 2017 season on Dec. 5 with The State of the Middle East in the Post-ISIS Era, presented by Ali Demirdas of the College of Charleston faculty.

For more information, visit OLLI's website or call 828.251.6140.