Members of Indian Environment Network,


We are proud to choose Dr. Prakash Kashwan as one of the first Human Stars under our "Day out with a Human Star" series to highlight the importance of his recently released book - "Democracy in the woods- Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico" by Oxford University Press, January 2017.

 Prakash was one of Prof. Elinor Ostrom, Nobel prize recipient's doctoral students at the School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Submit your questions for the interview at and tune in on Saturday, February 4, 2017 10 AM US Eastern Standard Time or 8:30 PM Indian Standard Time to hear the live broadcast! You can view the broadcast directly here at or at the Youtube link

A lucky few can join me on the Live broadcast! 

You can also buy few autographed copies of the book at . Grab them while they last!


How do societies negotiate the apparently competing agendas of environmental protection and social justice? If you are intrigued by the topic join us to learn more from Dr. Prakash Kashwan, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Connecticut.

I have attached the Flyer on the book.


Chandra Kishore, Founder, Indian Environment Network ( brings you inspiring stories of courage and conservation and social justice directly from the author. Refer us the next HumanStar by emailing me at ien(at)


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  • Congratulations sir :) for being the First Human Star :)

    Students from IIFM, Bhopal can surely relate to the title of the book :)

    Would love to read.

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