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India activist to speak at TCF

Vandana Shiva, director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy, will speak at the next Technology and Culture Forum on March 16 at 7pm in Rm 10-250.

The moderator will be Professor of Biology Jonathan King.

Frequently cited as an expert on issues concerning Third World bio-diversity, Dr. Shiva is a world leader in the International Forum on Globalization and has fought for the rights of ordinary people in India. Before becoming an activist, she was one of India's leading physicists. She holds a master's degree in the philosphy of science and a PhD in particle physics.

All Technology and Culture Forum programs are free and open to the public. This program will be audio-broadcast via the TCF web site. For further information, call x3-0108.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 15, 2000.

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