Pakistan, a deeply patriarchal society is rapidly changing and women are at the forefront.
Organising an Event with OCLW
Are you organising an event related to life-writing? Do you think your event might benefit from association with OCLW?
OCLW can provide a variety of levels of support for an event related to life-writing (an "OCLW Hosted Event"):
- holding a multi-day conference at OCLW, Wolfson College, Oxford
- creating a webpage for the event
- financial assistance (up to £200; priority will be given to events held at OCLW)
- use of OCLW's secure online payment facilities for payment of registration fees (via the University Stores)
- use of OCLW's financial facilities, for accepting cheque payment of registration fees, and for arrangement of payment of invoices relating to the event's costs
- limited publicity
However, it is important to note that overall administrative responsibility for OCLW Hosted Events remains with the convenors. We request that the event is then described in all publicity as "taking place in association with OCLW", and that appropriate thanks are made.
If you are interested in this prospect, and wish to apply for any type of support, please first download the form on the right and outline your proposal, and then email it to OCLW. Please do not contact OCLW before having submitted a form.
11 November 2019Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy delivers Annual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture7 November 2019Professor Alan Bowman delivers the Ronald Syme Lecture
Alexandria was for many centuries, the largest and most important city in the eastern Mediterranean.4 November 2019The Wild East
At the start of October, Harriss-White together with Lucia Michelutti published the collection "The Wild East".
Lectures and Seminars14 - 14Nov NovBook Launch - New Perspectives on Pakistan's Political Economy: State, Clas...Thursday 14 November - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
This volume makes a major intervention in the debates around the nature of the political economy of Pakistan, focusing on its contemporary social dynamics. This is the first comprehensive academic analysis of Pakistan's political economy after thirty-five years, and addresses issues of state, class and society, examining gender, the middle classes, the media, the bazaar economy, urban spaces and the new elite.Sports & Wellness14 - 14Nov NovMixed Circuit TrainingThursday 14 November - 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.Annual Lecture14 - 14Nov NovAnnual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture: Pakistani women on the frontlinesThursday 14 November - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The Annual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture, delivered by Oscar-winning journalist, filmmaker and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Pakistan, a deeply patriarchal society is rapidly changing and women are at the forefront. This lecture explores the ways in which women across the country are working on the grassroots level to create spheres of influence pushing back on archaic laws, age old practice and using the Internet to arm themselves to have a greater voice in society.