Black and Postcolonial Feminist Connections

Hosted by the Department of Sociology

CLM.5.02, Clement House


Professor Saidiya Hartman

Dr Rafeef Ziadah

Dr Gail Lewis

Dr Gail Lewis

Dr Suki Ali

Dr Suki Ali


Dr Sara Salem

Dr Sara Salem

This event marks the re-launch of the Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies research group (REPS) at the Department of Sociology at LSE.

The event will be a discussion on the current connections and tensions within Black and postcolonial feminist scholarship and activism. In particular, the event is interested in exploring questions of solidarity, intersectionality, transnationalism, feminism and race/empire within the context of our urgent current political moment.

REPS aims to open up a critical space to discuss questions of race, ethnicity, and postcolonial studies. This will also be a great opportunity to meet and connect with others with similar research interests. There will also be an opportunity for questions and discussions at the end, along with some refreshments.

Saidiya Hartman is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Rafeef Ziadah (@RafeefZiadah) is a Lecturer in Comparative Politics of the Middle East at SOAS University.

Gail Lewis (@Whaliehamilton) is a Reader in Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck University.

Suki Ali is an Associate Professor in Sociology at LSE.

Sara Salem (@saramsalem) is an Associate Professor in Sociology at LSE.

The Department of Sociology (@LSEsociology) seek to produce sociology that is public-facing, fully engaged with London as a global city, and with major contemporary debates in the intersection between economy, politics and society – with issues such as financialisation, inequality, migration, urban ecology, and climate change.

The hashtag for this event is #LSEFeministConnections

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