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Sussex Development Lectures

Decolonising Gender and Development

09 Nov 2017 17:00–18:30

IDS Convening Space
Library Road
Brighton
BN1 9RE

Andrea Cornwall, Professor of Anthropology and International Development and head of the School of Global Studies at the University of Sussex, delivers this Sussex Development Lecture on Decolonising Gender and Development.

Andrea is a political anthropologist who specialises in the anthropology of democracy, citizen participation, participatory research, gender and sexuality. She has worked on topics ranging from understanding women’s perspectives on family planning, fertility and sexually transmitted infection in Nigeria and Zimbabwe, public engagement in UK regeneration programs, the quality of democratic deliberation in new democratic spaces in Brazil, the use and abuse of participatory appraisal in Kenya, domestic workers’ rights activism in Brazil and sex workers’ rights activism in India.

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Inequalities and Poverty

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