25 April 2017: Purging the Nation: Race, Conviviality and Embodied Encounters in the Lives of British Bangladeshi Young Women’

Department of Geography, Human Geography Seminar

Prof. Anoop Nayak, University of Newcastle:

‘Purging the Nation:  Race, Conviviality and Embodied Encounters in the Lives of British Bangladeshi Young Women’

Anoop’s research interests are in the fields of racism, ethnicity, migration and asylum; youth and cultural studies; masculinities, education and labour; whiteness, nationalism and new theories of social class. He is a former postgraduate in Cultural Studies (University of Birmingham) where he trained as an ethnographer interested in life-history, biography and visual methods. Currently, Anoop is working on a project exploring education, aspirations and employment amongst Bangladeshi youth (funded by a Catherine Cookson Foundation Award). He is also writing up research exploring everyday encounters amongst Bangladeshi youth exploring issues of racism, resistance and mobility.

This Human Geography Seminar is hosted by the Culture, Space and Difference research cluster.

Location: Department of Geography, Ron Johnston Research Room
Date: Tuesday April 25th
Start Time: 16:00
Drinks to follow

For further details please contact David Beel d.e.beel@sheffield.ac.uk

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