The workshops are an essential research activity associated with Professor Ankhi Mukherjee’s AHRC- funded book project, “The Psychic Life of the Poor: A City Unseen in Mumbai, London and New York.” Details of this project can be found here: http://torch.ox.ac.uk/themes/psychic-life-poor
Call for Papers
Possible topics include:
Humanities, human rights, humanitarianism
Human rights and the novel
Human rights (or the limits of rights discourse) vs. the novel
Poverty, precarity, underdevelopment
Disability, gender identity, and race in relation to human rights
Migrancy and homelessness
Global war, terrorism, violence
Environmental crises and the nonhuman
New media and multimedia narration, involving graphic novels, blogs,
journalism, documentary, photography
To apply, please send 300-word abstracts (for 15-minute papers) by February 20 to Dr David Barnes, the research assistant on this project (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To be considered for a travel bursary, please attach a brief justification with your request (inadequate funding at your home institution, for instance).