SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Book launch of "Striking Women - Struggles and strategies of South Asian women workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet"

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED
Sundari Anitha (University of Lincoln) and Ruth Pearson (University of Leeds)

Date: 26 April 2018Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 26 April 2018Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B102

Type of Event: Book Launch

This event is jointly organised by the SOAS Department of Development Studies and the SOAS Department of Economics

Join the SOAS Feminist Political Economy and Development Research Cluster and the SOAS Centre for Gender Studies to launch 'Striking Women - Struggles and strategies of South Asian women workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet' by Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson.nWe will be joined by the Authors for an introduction to the book and an open discussion. 

Speaker biographies:

Sundari Anitha is a Reader in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln. She has written extensively about the experiences of South Asian women in the UK labour market, and on violence against women and girls in the UK and India, including forced marriage and transnational abandonment. 

Ruth Pearson is Emeritus Professor of International Development at the University of Leeds. She is a feminist economist, best known for her work on women's employment in the global. Much of her research has been carried out in Latin America and the Caribbean, though recent research on migrant workers and gendered globalisation has included a study of Burmese migrant workers on the Thai-Burmese border. 

Organiser: Hannah Bargawi

Contact email: hb19@soas.ac.uk

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