Voices of Pakistani Christians: A Preliminary Analysis of Perspectives on Violence, Belonging, and Citizenship
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38, Street No: 86 Embassy Road, G-6/3 Islamabad Pakistan
Sustainable development Policy Institution
Cordially invites you to a talk on:
"Voices of Pakistani Christians: A Preliminary Analysis of Perspectives on Violence, Belonging, and Citizenship"
The talk will be based on a qualitative study conducted with Pakistani Christians by Dr Lubna Chaudary in the month of December 2014
Dr Lubna Chaudhry
Associate Professor, Department Chair Binghamton University The State University of New York, USA.
She has published numerous articles and book chapters on structural and conflict based violence faced by disenfranchised communities in Pakistan. After receiving her PhD from the University of California at Davis in the interdisciplinary field of Sociocultural Studies in Education, Dr. Chaudhry taught at the University of Georgia, Athens, for three years. After that she went off to live in Pakistan where she first worked for the ASR Institute of Women’s Studies, but then spent three and a half years as a Research Fellow at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad, Pakistan. There for one of her projects she worked as Senior Researcher for a World Bank funded Pakistan poverty assessment. During her time at the Institute she was also involved in a Ford Foundation funded study examining women, conflict and security. After 2003, when she joined Binghamton University in the Department of Human Development Dr. Chaudhry has maintained a transnational presence between Pakistan and the United States and is currently conducting fieldwork to understand the impact of armed conflict on children and youth in Swat Valley, Pakistan. Dr. Chaudhry holds a joint title with Women’s Studies and is an affiliated faculty member with Asian and Asian Diaspora Studies; and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Binghamton University.