Professor Shirin M. Rai will be a Visiting Professor at the Gender Institute from Lent Term 2012 until mid-2015. She studied at the University of Delhi (India) and Cambridge University (UK) and joined the University of Warwick in 1989. She is Professor in the department of Politics and International Studies. She has directed a four year Leverhulme Trust funded programme on Gendered Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament (2007-2011).
Gender and political institutions
Professor Rai gave a public lecture at the Gender Institute on Monday 6 February entitled Social Reproduction and Depletion: Mapping Gendered Harm.