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Co-organiser of the Methods Lab
Member of the Feminist Review editorial collective since 2000.
Co-Convenor of the BSA Race Forum
Programme Associate of the Leverhulme Funded study of Gendered Ceremony & Ritual in Parliament.
2007-2009, Noise of the Past. A collaborative public intervention in war and memory, launched in Coventry Cathedral during Remembrance. Team included Sanjay Sharma (Brunel University), Kuldip Powar (Film Director, Poet), Sawarn Singh (poet/war veteran), Nitin Sawhney (composer/musician) & Coventry Peace Festival (AHRC, Principle Investigator). http://www.gold.ac.uk/methods-lab/noise-past/
2008, Post-colonial War Requiem, partnership with the composer Francis Silkstone (Goldsmiths, Music Dept), funded by Goldsmiths Research Office.
2008, For the Record: the social life of Indian Vinyl in Southall, executive producer. Researched and filmed by Kuldip Powar, a joint project with Vanda Foster at Gunnersbury Park & Museum (funded by the MLA).
2007-2009, A Fading Public Space: Coventry Ritz. A consideration of post-war South Asian cinemas in the palimpsest landscape of British cities. Involved the production of a multi-layered collaborative film. (British Academy, Principle Investigator) http://www.gold.ac.uk/methods-lab/projects/#d.en.11267
2007, Coventry Ritz, film produced with the Metal Dog Media team and funded by Screen West Midlands and UK Film Council http://www.metaldogmedia.co.uk/home.html. To view film on the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/coventry/content/articles/2006/12/05/video_ritz_feature.shtml
2007, International Cinema Spheres, funded by London Centre for Arts and Cultural Exchange (LCACE)
2006-2007, Working with Private Media Materials in the Public Domain, a series of workshops organised with Val Hill and Shaun Hides (Coventry University) at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum. (AHRC, Principle Investigator).
2007 – 2008, Thinking with ‘Pierre Bourdieu in Algeria: testimonies of uprooting’, exhibition installation in the Kingsway Corridor, Goldsmiths and joint seminar series with Les Back (Goldsmiths), Derek Robbins (UEL) and Azzedine Haddour (UCL). (ESRC, Principle Investigator).
Special Issue Sociological Review (2009), 57 (3)
2002-2003, Re-Visioning Britishness, partnership with Herbert Art Gallery & Museum for a cinema based film and exhibition (AHRB funded, Principle Investigator). Co-direction (with Kuldip Powar) of Khabi Ritz Khabie Palladium (2003/20 mins).
2001-2002, Beyond Social Contract, ESRC – Seminar Series. Speakers included Carole Pateman (UCLA) and Charles Mills (Chicago). Co-applicant with Dr J. Sanchez-Taylor et al (Warwick)
Publication (Interview with Carole Pateman)
1994-1997, New & Established Elites. In-depth research, resulting in the publication of Space Invaders: race, gender and bodies out of place (2004, Berg). ESRC funded. (Named/Lead Researcher with Prof. John Scott, Essex University).
Book Publication: http://www.palgrave-usa.com/catalog/product.aspx?isbn=1-85973-659-9
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