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Islam, Gender Relations, and Women’s Agency Workshop – India contributions needed November 19, 2015

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Islam, Gender Relations, and Women’s Agency

A two-day international workshop exploring Islam, gender relations and women’s agency in terms of India–Indonesia connections and comparisons

17–18th December, 2015 (9am-5pm)

Room 1.04, HC Coombs Extension (Building 9), Australian National University

This workshop will investigate connections, comparisons and contrasts between Muslim cultures in India and Indonesia, with a particular focus on gender relations, family and personal law.  Keynote speakers will be Professor Emerita Pnina Werbner (Keele University, UK), Flavia Agnes (MAJLIS, India), and Nursyahbani Katjasungkana (LBH-APIK, Indonesia).

Papers will explore themes such as:


This is a renewed call for papers, seeking papers from scholars whose focus is on India, or cross-regional connections.

Please send abstracts to Prof. Kathryn Robinson (ANU) and Dr Zazie Bowen (ANU) as soon as possible and no later than 4th December, 2015. Contact details available from Registration page.

There is no registration fee for this workshop, but we would like you to register for catering numbers.  For further information and to register, please click here


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