magier at columbia.edu
Mon Nov 14 19:25:45 UTC 1994
Below is a conference announcement, posted to your list by The South
Asia Gopher. Please contact event organizers directly for any further
information. /David Magier
AGRICULTURE OF THE PUNJAB Saturday, April 1, 1995
A conference to be convened by ORGANIZED BY:
The Southern Asian Institute, Prof. Gurinder Singh Mann
Columbia University, NY Dept. of Religion, Columbia Univ.
9:30- 1:00 MORNING SESSION
9:30-10:10 Harbans Singh, Montclair State University, "From the
Vedic Sapta-Sindhu to the Punjab of Maharaja Ranjit
Singh: An overview of the agricultural development in
10:10-10:50 David Gilmartin, University of North Carolina, Raleigh,
"The modernization of Punjabi agriculture under the
British and its socio-political implications for the
10:50-11:30 Ian Talbot, Coverntry University, UK, "A survey of
agricultural development in Western Punjab after 1947."
11:40-12:20 Nirvikar Singh, University of California, Santa Cruz,
"The seams of the bread basket break: facts about the
Green Revolution in Eastern Punjab."
12:20-1:00 Gurharpal Singh, De Montfort University, UK, "Agricultural
development in Eastern Punjab and the political storm of
the past decade."
2:00-5:30 AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00-2:40 Shinder Thandi, Coventry University, UK, "Remittance from
overseas and the agricultural development in Eastern
2:40-3:20 [to be announced], "The Punjab Zimidara Union: A non-
political effort to sustain agricultural development in
[to be announced], "From Layalpur to Ludhiana: the
contribution of education to agriculture."
3:20-4:00 [to be announced], "Recent emergence of agro-industry
and its impact on Punjabi agriculture."
George Blyn, Rutgers University, "From wheat to rice:
changing food habits in the Punjab." [tentative title]
4:10-4:50 Holly Sims, State University of New York, Albany, "Until
it's gone... the vanishing frontiers in the Punjab's
4:50-5:30 S. S. Johal, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana,
"Agriculture in the Punjab: future directions."
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE CONFERENCE ORGANIZER:
Professor Gurinder Singh Mann
Department of Religion
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