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Gender Seminar Series
Saida Waheed Gender Iniative
Spring Seminar Series 2018
SWGI Gender Seminar Series
The Strut of the Peacocks
The Gendered Politics of Nationalism at the Wagah Border
Welcome to the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative
SWGI leverages research, teaching,and praxis related to gender at the Lahore University of Management Sciences
Happening at SWGI
No Wealth for Women: Natural Resources and Gender Inequality in Africa
There is evidence that natural resource endowments in the developing world impel, exacerbate, and prolong conflicts that increase...
SWGI Colloquium Focuses on Gender Representation in Pakistan
Since its establishment in Fall 2015, the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative leverages research, teaching, and praxis related to gender at...
'Can Feminism Be Fun? Gender, Space and Mobility in Lyari, Karachi
Focusing on one of Karachi’s original settlements, Lyari, her paper explores the multiple ways in which women and girls in particular...
Performing religious authority as a woman: Resources, constraints, and cultural entrepreneurship
This talk is based on Dr. Mushtaq’s research on Pakistani women who participate in the religious classes and reformist activities of...
3-day 'Queer Futures' Workshop Provides Space for Important Conversations
‘Queer Futures,’ the 3-day workshop on gender and sexuality, was hosted by the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative from March 14–16, 2019....
Negotiating Multiple Identities: Pakistani Women and Media Representations
Through this talk Dr. Shirin Zubair seeks to explore the ways in which media representations of Pakistani women are understood to...
Institutional reform and de facto women’s rights: Evidence from Marriage Registrars in Punjab, Pakistan
Women’s rights to make life choices such as whether and when to marry and divorce are intrinsically important. Yet in many contexts,...
Book Talk: Women, Healthcare and Violence
Dr. Sara Rizvi Jafree's book sheds light on the near million women healthcare practitioners across Pakistan who face some form of...
Postcolonial echoes of Hir: the feminist poetics and the vernacular imagination
This talk will explore the feminist poetics of postcolonial Punjabi poetry, focusing specifically on Amrita Pritam and Nasreen Anjum...
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