The poem is set in the backdrop of ethnic violence against minorities. The poem took shape from the interviews that I conducted with the victims of ethnic violence during data collection for my research. I gave the narratives of the victims the shape of a poem.
It was a splendid experience being a part of the CEA conference as a facilitator for two days in the student workshop which consisted of brilliant students from Roskilde University, Denmark; Xing Wei College, China; University of Los Andes, Colombia; and TISS, Mumbai.
The Russian Revolution in 1917 didn’t just change Russia, but all of the world history. Nor was Denmark left unchanged. In Denmark, the revolution resulted in the labour movement splitting into reformists and revolutionaries, and almost turned Denmark into a republic.