‘Intersectionality and the City’, a one-day interdisciplinary workshop. Wednesday 19th June 2019.

On Wednesday 19th June 2019, De Montfort University in Leicester will host ‘Intersectionality and the City’, a one-day interdisciplinary workshop exploring intersecting urban inequalities. A small group of scholars from across the UK and beyond will gather to present their research and reflections on this theme, with presentations

The full workshop programme is now available here. 

We are delighted to confirm that the workshop’s keynote speaker will be Dr Azeezat Johnson of Queen Mary University of London. Dr Johnson’s research interests include Black feminist methodological approaches, Black Muslim women, and the racial, gendered and ethnic politics of Islamophobia. She recently co-edited and contributed to the hugely important volume¬†The Fire Now: Anti-Racist Scholarship in Times of Explicit Racial Violence (Zed Books, 2018), and has previously published research on the clothing practices of Black Muslim women in Britain.

Registration for the workshop + keynote, or the keynote only, is now open here.

This event is co-funded by DMU’s Centre for Urban Research on Austerity and the newly opened Stephen Lawrence Research Centre, and is organised by Dr Kennetta Hammond Perry and Dr Ben Whitham.

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