Making Women Count for Peace

Events and Announcements


  • Relevant conferences, seminars, meetings and workshops attended

Calcutta Research Group hosted the 14th conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) on Contested Spaces and Cartographic Challenges during January 6-9, 2013 in Kolkata. CRG intended to utilise this opportunity to showcase its on-going study on “Making women Count for Peace: Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia”. Keeping it in mind CRG organised a special plenary on Conflict, Gender and Displacement (With a special focus on India’s Northeast and Nepal) held on January 9 at 11.30 am-1pm at Swabhumi, Kolkata. The speakers of the session were Rakhee Kalita, Associate Professor, Department of English, Cotton College State University, Guwahati; N Vijaylakshmi Brara, Associate Professor, Manipur Studies, Manipur University, Imphal; Khesheli Chisi, Former President, Naga Mother’s Association, Nagaland; Gina Sangkham, Secretary General, Naga People’s Movement for Human Rights, Kohima and Shiva Kumar Dhungana, Nepal Institute of Peace, Kathmandu. The session was moderated by Paula Banerjee, President, CRG and IASFM and Faculty, Department of South and South East Asian Studies, University of Calcutta. Please find below a brief summary of the plenary session. 

  • Forth coming workshop related to this project will be held at Kathmandu on 27 September 2013.













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