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
Moderator: Dr Lisa Palmer (De Montfort University)
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
Moderator: Dr Patricia Noxolo (University of Birmingham)

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
Moderator: Dr Kennetta Hammond Perry (De Montfort University)

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