HCRI Landmark Lecture on Kashmir: causes of crisis and consequences for citizens
|Dates:||24 September 2019|
|Times:||16:00 - 18:00|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Families, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Dr Jessica Field, Tahir Aziz, Dr Birte Vogel, Waseem Yaqoob|
HCRI warmly invites you to their annual Landmark Lecture.
India’s federal government recently changed its 70 year policy on Jammu and Kashmir State, stripping the contested territory of much of its autonomy. HCRI have organised a panel discussion with three experts, Dr Waseem Yaqoob, Dr Jessica Field and Tahir Aziz who will shed light on the causes and consequences of this new development, with Dr Birte Vogel as Chair.
16:00 - Event starts, with welcome and introduction by Dr Birte Vogel,
16:10 - Presentation by Dr Waseem Yaqoob,
16:25 - Presentation by Dr Jessica Field,
16:40 - Presentation by Tahir Aziz,
16:55 - Panel discussion begins, with audience Q&A at the end,
17:55 - Event close, with closing remarks by Birte,
18:00-19:00 - Drinks reception and networking
Please note this event is open to members of the public and booking is required for this event. Free tickets are available via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hcri-landmark-lecture-kashmir-tickets-71769122377
Dr Jessica Field
Role: Research Fellow at UCL
Organisation: Brunel University London and University College London
Role: South Asia Programme Director
Organisation: Conciliation Resources
Biography: Tahir founded Conciliation Resources and has been leading the organisation’s work on Kashmir for the past 12 years. The programme works to facilitate greater participation of communities on both sides of the "Line of Control" in Jammu and Kashmir (administered by India and Pakistan respectively) in peace processes, to complement efforts at governmental level.
Dr Birte Vogel
Role: Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies
Role: Historian of modern political thought and political theorist.
Organisation: Queen Mary University London
Travel and Contact Information
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