Predicaments of a "Post-Conflict" Generation
Professor Nijhawan’s research interests are interdisciplinary, combining methodologies and theories drawn from social and cultural anthropology, history, sociology, cultural studies and the study of religion. He has conducted extensive ethnographic research on Sikh religious formations in India and Europe. His most recent work focuses on religious transnationalism and diaspora formation. He is also co-editing a book on Suffering in Arts and has ventured into documentary filmmaking.
Kamal Arora is currently a doctoral student in Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. Her ethnographic research involves exploring the religious practices of Sikh women in New Delhi and the ways in which religious bodies and practices are created, honed, practiced and carried out in everyday life. She also has a number of years of experience working in university research settings, community development and international development, both in Canada and in New Delhi in various fields. Ms. Arora has been working on this study since September 2010 and is one of the founding members of SAFAR: The Institute for Sikh Feminist Research.
MA: Gender and Development (Institute of Development Studies/University of Sussex, United Kingdom, 2008)
BA: Communication and English Literature (Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2004)
Duygu Gul is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at York University. She holds a Masters degree in Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University, Istanbul, with a thesis titled “Women of Power: The Policewomen in Turkey”. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations and Sociology from the same university. Currently, she is interested in collective memory studies and transnationalism.