We’re delighted to announce a panel discussion about one of the most memorable and life-changing events in the history of South Asia, the partition. It’s the first time that the Oxford India Society, the Oxford Pakistan Society and the Oxford Bangladesh Society are coming together to talk about about this historic event. The discussion is going to be led by world-renowned experts and will focus on how the relations between these three countries has evolved compared to what was envisioned 74 years ago.
Our speakers are leading academics on history, economics and South Asia and will be joining us from four different countries. The panel consists of Professor Nurul Islam, Professor Harun-or-Rashid, Professor Faisal Devji and Professor Yaqoob Bangash. The event will be moderated by Dr, Akhtar Mahmood.
You can find more details on the speakers here:
Professor Nurul Islam – www.pri-bd.org/member/professor-nurul-islam
Professor Harun-or-Rashid – www.nu.ac.bd/uploads/2018/Professor%20Dr.%20Harun-or-Rashid_English_pub_date_08102020.pdf
Professor Faisal Devji – www.history.ox.ac.uk/people/dr-faisal-devji
Professor Yaqoob Bangash – itu.edu.pk/faculty-itu/dr-yaqoob-khan-bangash
We look forward to you joining us at this event!