Gurmehar Kaur

India

Modern South Asian Studies (MSc), 2020
Somerville College, Oxford

Funding: Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann-Rosner

Gurmehar is a vocal advocate for free speech and peace and against ethno-nationalism in India. She has authored two books for Penguin House India: Small Acts of Freedom and The Young and the Restless. Her activism both on and off campus, for which she has been targeted by right wing extremists, resulted in her being named by TIME Magazine as a Next Generation Leader.

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