Considering the Women

Choman Hardi’s Considering the Women explores the equivocal relationship between immigrants and their homeland – the constant push and pull – as well as the breakdown of an intermarriage, and the plight of women in an aggressive patriarchal society and as survivors of...

Gendered Experiences of Genocide

Anfal Survivors in Kurdistan-Iraq Between February and September 1988, the Iraqi government destroyed over 2000 Kurdish villages, killing somewhere between 50,000 and 100,000 civilians and displacing many more. The operation was codenamed Anfal which literally means...

Nayanika Mookherjee

Aesthetics, Affect and the Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal Funded by a Leverhulme Research Fellowship  this project seeks to explore the configuration of the nation-state and the relation between art and politics through the evocation of senses by various affective...

Feminism and Carmen Ollé

Phoebe Martin investigates poet Carmen Ollé’s relationship with feminism and activism in Peru Speaking to Carmen Ollé, she says that she “has never been an activist”. Yet her work is often seen as the beginning of feminist poetry in Peru. How then, can her...