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Punjab Research Group convenes meeting on events of 1984 at Wolfson College, University of Oxford

October 24, 2014 | By

London, UK (October 24, 2014): It is learnt that a meeting of Punjab Research Group with specific focus on the events of 1984 and beyond will take place at Wolfson College, University of Oxford on 25 October, 2014. Pritam Singh, Iftikhar Malik and Kaveri Qureshi are convening the meeting.

Speakers to the meeting and their topics:

  • 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

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