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Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Reading Group on HIV and Innovation (PIRGHI)

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The group meets approximately every six weeks, at Goldsmiths between 3 - 4.30 pm on a Tuesday afternoon and discusses texts proposed by members of the group and/or individual members work in progress. Students currently undertaking a PhD on the topic of HIV are very welcome to participate.

For more information please contact Ulla McKnight u.mcknight@gold.ac.uk

Current membership:

Name: Sara Paparini
PhD  title: HIV and Discrimination: an intersectional approach
Affiliation: School for Policy Studies, Faculty of Social Science and Law, University of Bristol; Terrence Higgins Trust

Name: Chrysanthi Papoutsi
PhD title: Integration of Electronic Patient Records and Information Privacy in HIV Clinics
Affiliation: University of Oxford

Name: Dr Shema Tariq
PhD title: Experience and outcome of pregnancy among women living with HIV in the UK: impact of ethnicity and African region of origin
Affiliation: MRC Research Fellow, Department of Public Health, City University London

Name: Patricia Kingori

PhD Title: Fieldworkers, 'ethics' and the medical research process in Western Kenya

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Name: Agata Pacho
Masters Dissertation Title: Lost in translation: HIV treatment and prevention in Polish context.
Affiliation: Goldsmiths College. Research will be conducted in cooperation with major Polish organization, National Centre AIDS, as well as with charity based associations.

Name: Ulla McKnight

PhD  Dissertation title: Messiness in Practice: Pregnancy and HIV within the clinic.

Affiliation: Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths University of London, Sociology Department

Name: Fadhila Mazanderani
PhD Thesis title (provisional): Information as care: reconnecting internet use, HIV and health
Affiliation: University of Oxford

Name: Annette-Carina van der Zaag

PhD Working Title: The Promise of Vaginal Microbicides: towards a feminist imagination embodied

Affiliation Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths University of London

Name: Richard Boulton
PhD Working Title: Children Living With HIV
Affliliation: Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths University of London

Name: Sarah Burgess

Affiliation: Birkbeck University of London

Name: Lucy Stackpool-Moore
PhD Title: NARRATIVES OF HUMAN RIGHTS:Universal Concepts Brought into Focus Through Lenses of Life Stories'
Affiliation: SOAS and Birkbeck University of London

Name: Andy Guise
Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Public Health and Policy.