Punjab Research Group

PRG meeting 25 October, Wolfson College, University of Oxford

Posted in PRG Meetings by Pippa on October 14, 2014

This is a reminder that the next PRG meeting is coming up soon on 25 October. The meeting focuses on the events of 1984 and beyond and will take place at Wolfson College, University of Oxford. Pritam Singh, Iftikhar Malik and Kaveri Qureshi are kindly convening the meeting. Please see the attachment for the full programme and directions to the University. Speakers include:

  • Pritam Singh, Oxford Brookes University, India and the Sikhs since 1984: mapping the fault lines
  • Radhika Chopra, University of Delhi, A coincidence of commemoration
  • Nardina Kaur, Radical Philosophy, Deleuze and communalism: heuristic, therapeutic and preventive practice
  • Nuzhat Abbas & Alison Street, Parents Early Education Partnership, Working with Punjabi speaking families to support mother tongue through songs, rhymes and stories: challenges and opportunities
  • Amar Sohal, University of Oxford, Seeking a voice: the demand for Azad Punjab
  • Prabhsharandeep Singh, University of Oxford, Violence and Poetic Resistance: (Re)locating the Origin of 1984 Attacks
  • Iqtidar Karamat Cheema, Institute for Leadership and Community Development Evolution of Sikh nationalism and state-led repression in Indian Punjab

To make the appropriate arrangements for lunch and refreshments for the day could you please confirm your attendance as soon as possible. As usual there is a nominal charge of £15 (waged) and £10 (student/unwaged). If you would like to attend, please email kaveri.qureshi@anthro.ox.ac.uk.  

See full programme for details: PRG 25 October 2014

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From Lost Childhood to Uncertain Future: 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Victims

Posted in Events, News/Information by Pippa on September 24, 2014

Exhibition_poster copyFrom Lost Childhood to Uncertain Future—The Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley presents an exhibition commemorating the 30th anniversary of the anti-Sikh pogroms in Delhi. This exhibition features the photography of Mr. Sanjay Austa. The launch will include UFV speakers as well as a poetry reading from UFV students.

WHEN: Launch Date is Monday, October 27th at 4PM and the exhibition is available for viewing until November 13th

WHERE: Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, Room F125

8:2013 South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal: Delhi’s Margins

Posted in Academic Journals by Pippa on January 3, 2014

Edited by Radhika Govinda

SAMAJ-EASAS Series

This thematic issue is the first in a series of issues jointly co-edited by SAMAJ and the European Association for South Asian Studies (EASAS).

Radhika Govinda – Introduction. Delhi’s Margins: Negotiating Changing Spaces, Identities and Governmentalities

Radhika Govinda – ‘First Our Fields, Now Our Women’: Gender Politics in Delhi’s Urban Villages in Transition

Tarangini Sriraman – Enumeration as Pedagogic Process: Gendered Encounters with Identity Documents in Delhi’s Urban Poor Spaces

Martin Webb – Meeting at the Edges: Spaces, Places and Grassroots Governance Activism in Delhi

Véronique Dupont – Which Place for the Homeless in Delhi? Scrutiny of a Mobilisation Campaign in the 2010 Commonwealth Games Context

Link to journal: http://samaj.revues.org/

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