Punjab Research Group

‘Punjab: Past, Present, Future’ Punjab Research Group Conference, March 30, 2019 (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

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DETAILED PROGRAMME
09.00- 09.15: Registration

09.15- 09.30: Welcome address: Professor Pritam Singh, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies,
University of Oxford

09.30-11.00: Session I Partition and political economy
Chair: Mahboob Hussain, Visiting Scholar, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies and Associate Professor, Department of History & Pakistan Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore

09.30-09.50: A political economy of nation-building and industrial policy in India and Pakistan
Saadia Gardezi, MPhil student at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford and a former Journalist and cartoonist from Pakistan

09.5-10.10: Zar, Zan and Zameen: Local Constituencies of Partition Violence in West Punjab
Dr Ilyas Chattha, University of Southampton

10.10-10.30: The analysis of reflections of gloomy incidents of Punjab between 1984-1995 in contemporary Punjabi literatures.
Rajwinder Kaur, Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of History, Panjab University Chandigarh, India

10.30-11.00: Discussion

11.15-11.45: Tea/Coffee Break

11.45-01.15: Session II Gender and literature studies
Chair: Jaskiran Bhogal, PhD Candidate, London School of Economics, United Kingdom

11.45-12.05: The Representation of Sikh Females in Panjabi Literature
Anisha Kaur Johal, Integrated Masters Degree (III year student) at the University of Derby

12.05-12.25: Panjabi Reimaginings of Shakespeare
Kiran Singh, PhD research student, University of Derby

12.25-12.45: The Discourse of the Feminist Movement and the Women Empowerment in Pakistan: The Case Study of Punjab
Muhammad Qasim Sodhar, PhD Candidate in World History (Global Studies), College of Liberal Arts, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

12.45-13.15: Discussion

13.30-14.15: Lunch Break

14.15-14.30: Conference Announcements regarding Publications, Scholarships and Research Projects

14.30-16:00: Session III Agrarian-socio-economic-ecological crisis in East Punjab
Chair: Harminder Kaur Bhogal, Project Director of Community Education Academy of Leadership (CEAL), West Midlands, England

14:30-14:50: Ground water crisis in Punjab: A case of village Kheri Jattan
Dr. Ripudaman Singh, Associate Professor in Geography, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India

14:50-15:10: Institutional underpinnings of farm loan waiver and debt relief mechanisms in East Punjab
Anmol Waraich, PhD Scholar at Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, JNU, Delhi.

15:10-15:30: Changing Pattern of Diseases and Public Health Care in Punjab
Gurjeet Kaur (Ph.D Scholar), Department of Economics, Punjabi University, Patiala

15.30- 16.00: Discussion

16.15-16.45: Tea/Coffee Break

16.45-17.45: Session IV Politics and political history of West Punjab
Chair: Yaqoob Bangash, Chevening Fellow, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

16.45-17.05: Debating National Issues of Pakistan: The institutional Efficiency of the Punjab Assembly during Z.A. Bhutto Era
Dr. Mahboob Hussain, Visiting Scholar, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies and Associate Professor, Department of History & Pakistan Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore

17.05-17.25: British Administrative Magnates in Sahiwal (Montgomery) District during (1857-1947)
Saeed Ahmed Butt, Assistant Professor, Department of History, GCU Lahore

17.25-17.45: Discussion

17.45-18.00: Deliberation on/Announcement of Best Presenter Award

18.00-18.15: Vote of Thanks
Professor Pritam Singh, Conference Director

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