Tue, Mar 30 2021 to Tue, Mar 30 2021
Women face a myriad of challenges with respect to their economic and social role across the world, however, the situation is much more exacerbated in the Global South. Pakistan, in particular, has consistently ranked amongst the worst on global gender parity indexes. Engagement and dialogue on these issues between academics and practitioners has been limited giving rise to an academic-practitioner gap on these issues.
Attend Our MS Economics Webcast
Wed, Jan 20 2021 to Wed, Jan 20 2021
Attend the hour-long MS Economics webcast to gain a better understanding of the programme and how it can help shape your professional journey.
Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm (PST)
The webcast will also provide you with the chance to interact with faculty members and graduates of MGSHSS. During the session, the panel will take live questions through social media and answer queries ranging from programme details, testing requirements and the admission process.
Attend SWGI Webinar 'Writing and its Discontent: Dr. Sabyn Javeri on Hijabistan'
Tue, Nov 10 2020 to Tue, Nov 10 2020
How do Pakistani Muslim women in different parts of the world negotiate and contest vital social and political questions of their place in urban society? How do they interpret expectations of the maternal ideal, of the primary caregiver, of the silenced and the marginalised, of the empowered and outspoken? And how are their identities complicated by the privilege of class, race, citizenship, heterosexuality and the question of the ‘feminine’?
SWGI Webinar on Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought
Tue, Oct 13 2020 to Tue, Oct 13 2020
During the colonial period in India, European scholars, British officials, and elite Indian intellectuals—philologists, administrators, doctors, ethnologists, sociologists, and social critics—deployed ideas about sexuality to understand modern Indian society. In Indian Sex Life, Dr. Durba Mitra shows how deviant female sexuality, particularly the concept of the prostitute, became the primary way to think and write about Indian society.
SWGI Webinar on Designing Technologies for Women in Pakistan
Mon, Sep 28 2020 to Mon, Sep 28 2020
The Saida Waheed Gender Initiative’s 'Webinar Series 2020' will start on September 28, with a discussion on ‘Gendered Design of Technologies’.