Discovering Sikhism (the 2017 series): Sikhs and Gender

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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
10.45am-12.00noon

"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
1.00-2.15pm

"Writing a Gender History of the Sikh Empire"

by Dr Priya Atwal

2.15-3.30pm

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

by Shuranjeet Takhar

3.30-3.45pm

Closing remarks

by Oxford Sikh Society

3.45-4.00pm Guests depart

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