19th June 2019: Workshop Programme

09:00 – 09:30   Registration and coffee

09:30 – 10:00    Welcome and opening remarks

10:00 – 11:30     Panel 1: Intersectionality and geographies of urban difference
Dr Joselito Ranara Jimenez (Loughborough), ‘Critical Realist Intersectionality (CRI): multi-dimensional irregularity among Filipino/a migrants in Japan’
Dr Akanksha Mehta (Goldsmiths), ‘’Daily Walks’ and Everyday Violence: Hindu Right Wing Women Shape the City’
Dr Dhiren Borisa (Leicester), ‘Mapping Cities of Desires on the Internet: Stories of Caste and Queerness, and the City of Delhi’

11:30 – 12:00     Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30     Panel 2: Inequality and insecurity in the raced and gendered city
Dr Amani Hassani (Goldsmiths), ‘Young Muslim Men Navigating Racialised Masculine Stereotypes in Urban Spaces’
Shereen Fernandez (Queen Mary), ‘Modes of (un)belonging and (in)security: Watching the city through anticipatory geographies’
Tia Ndu (Leicester), ‘A Methodology for Intersectionality Research: Analysing the State-Led Gentrification of Broadwater Farm, Post 2011 Riots’

13:30 – 14:30     Lunch

14:30 – 16:00     Panel 3: Urban tensions, urban methods: researching conflict and resistance in unequal cities
Melissa Fielding (Cambridge), ‘Bodies, housing and home: connecting feminist housing activism’
Rita Gayle (Birmingham), ‘Apocalypse Now: Urban Renaissance and the War on Intersectionality’
Dr Nadya Ali (Sussex) and Dr Ben Whitham (DMU), ‘The Intersectional Politics of Austerity and Islamophobia in East London’

16:00 – 17:00     Downtime and optional tour of the Stephen Lawrence Research Centre

17:00 – 18:15     Keynote address: ‘Materialising visibility: Black Muslim women at work’, Dr Azeezat Johnson, Queen Mary University of London

19:00 onward    Workshop dinner for presenters, Leicester city centre