Kashmir-Palestine Conversation Series #3: Popular Resistance – Online Event

16 January 2023

The Kashmir Palestine Conversation Series continues at the Kenyon Institute in 2023 with the rescheduled Conversation 3 on “Popular Resistance” taking place on Monday 16 January 2023, at 5pm in Jerusalem, 3pm in the UK, and 8.30pm in Srinagar.  

This event will feature short presentations from Ala Al Azzeh (Birzeit University) and Inshah Malik, and will be moderated by Virinder Kalra (University of Warwick). 

If you would like to attend this event, please register here. 

About the speakers 

Ala Al Azzeh has a PhD in Anthropology from Rice University and chairs the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Birzeit University. He teaches courses in Anthropology, Research Methodology, and Critical Theory and also serves as a board member of Muwatin Institute for Democracy and Human Rights 

Inshah Malik has a PhD. from the Center for Comparative Politics and Political Theory, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is a former Fox Fellow at Yale University. Malik is the author of Muslim Women, Agency and Resistance Politics: The Case of Kashmir (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). Her research interests include political theory, history of Islam, political movements, internet activism, and gender studies in Central and South Asia, particularly India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Kashmir.   

Virinder Kalra is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Warick and has written extensively on the British Asian diaspora as well as popular religion in Punjab across the Indo-Pak border. He is currently researching vernacular diaspora literature, looking at the writing of migrants to the UK in Punjabi, Urdu, Gujarati and Bangla. The wide range of Prof Kalra’s academic work is underpinned by an account of processes of resistance through the gambit of cultural and political organizing. 

Webinar recordings

Watch the webinar on our YouTube channel or listen to the podcast.