Punjab Research Group

PRG Meeting 27 June 2009, Coventry University

Posted in PRG Meetings by Pippa on June 2, 2009

The meeting was very kindly hosted by Shinder Thandi, Coventry University.

Speakers included:

Tahir Mahmood and Ian Talbot Waqas Butt

Tahir Mahmood, PhD Candidate, Coventry University, ‘Shahpur District: Collaboration and Control during the First World War’

Waqas Butt, Independent Researcher (formerly Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad), ‘People’s rebellion in Punjab in 1857: Focus on Ahmed Khan Kharal in the areas of Ganji Bar and Neli Bar

Saleem Khan Manjit Singh, Shinder Thandi and Steve Taylor

Saleem Khan, PhD Candidate, London Metropolitan University, ‘The Struggle within Pakistani Islam: Shias, Sunnis and Sufis in the Punjab’

Manjit Singh, Professor of Sociology, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Dr. Steve Taylor, Northumbria University, UK, ‘Bonded Labour and Social Exclusion in Punjab, India’

Virinder Kalra, University of Manchester, Update on their research on common spiritual sites and practices in Punjab

Attached is the full programme: PRG programme jun 09

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