Discovering Sikhism (the 2017 series): Sikhs and Gender

sikhs and gender poster

Convener: The University of Oxford Sikh Society

Speakers: Dr Pritam Singh, Nadia Singh, Dr Priya Atwal, Shuranjeet Takhar

Discovering Sikhism 2017

Sikhs and Gender: reflecting on how gender relations shape Sikh and surrounding cultures

10.00-10.30am  Registration of guests in the Nissan Lecture Theatre lobby
10.30-10.45am Welcome and Introduction to Oxford's Sikh Society

"The Lesser Child: An Evaluation of discrimination against the girl child at the household level in Punjab"

by Dr Pritam Singh and Nadia Singh

12.00noon-1.00pm Lunch in the Hall of St Antony's College

"Writing a Gender History of the Sikh Empire"

by Dr Priya Atwal


"How British Sikh Masculinities were discursively constructed in relation to the 2016 Anand Karaj protests in Leamington"

by Shuranjeet Takhar


Closing remarks

by Oxford Sikh Society

3.45-4.00pm Guests depart

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