Keynote Address

Notes from a Catastrophe

Akwugo Emejulu

Akwugo Emejulu is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick. Her research interests include the political sociology of race, class and gender and women of colour's grassroots activism in Europe and the United States.

Her work has appeared in the Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, Politics & Gender, Race & Class, Soundings and the European Journal of Women's Studies.

Her co-authored book, 'Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain', was published in July 2017 by Policy Press.

Her co-edited book, 'To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe', is forthcoming with Pluto Press.

Her new project, The Politics of Catastrophe, explores women of colour’s organising against austerity, against the far right and for migrants’ rights in Britain, the Netherlands and the United States. 

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