Asiatica Association

News for April 2005

JSAWS Vol. 10, No. 2

by , 28 Apr 2005 | in jsaws | no comments yet

We have just published JSAWS Vol. 10 No. 2, featuring the Editorial Note Declaration on Women of April 14, 2005 by E. Garzilli, and the paper Roots of Gender Disparity in Garhwal Himalaya: From Eco-Social Disparity to Eco-Political Activism by Annpurna Nautiyal.

India's Development Called Backwards for Women

by , 27 Apr 2005 | in jsaws | no comments yet

The National Commission for Women, a government body in New Delhi, collaborated with the Institute for Socio-Economic Development, a research group based in Orissa, to produce a report, which began in 2003 and was released in January 2005. Their recent research, which looked at development projects in four parts of the country that have witnessed large-scale projects found that women are often displaced and suffer disproportionately due to systemic inequities... Read the full article:

Feminist Conference in the Arts in Contemporary Britain

by , 27 Apr 2005 | in conferences | no comments yet

I would like to invite you to our international conference on The Influence of Feminism in the Arts in Britain to be held at York St John on 02 July 2005. Please contact Lisa Wellington for details -- Dr. Dimple Godiwala-McGowan

Faqir Khana's E-museum in Pakistan

by , 6 Apr 2005 | in general | no comments yet

Faqir Khana owns one the largest private antiques collection in South East Asia. This collection has been passing to several generations and boasts around 30,000 antique pieces from British, Sikh & Mughal era, For the first time in Pakistan Faqir Sayyed Iftikhar uddin (Faqir Khana museum co-coordinator & Associate member of the Faqir Khana trust) has taken up the challenge to bring it up as the first e-museum not only in Pakistan but also in the whole of South East Asia. Faqir Khana E-Museum team Faqir Khana Museum Lahore Pakistan