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Symposium: Community - Solidarity - Resistance

December 1st, 11.00 - 1.00
S2.77 (Social Sciences Building)

This symposium celebrates the launch of 3 new books examining, from feminist and intersectional perspectives, contemporary politics of community, solidarity and resistance. The authors of the three books will speak at the event, and will explore the implications of each of their books in relation to this overall theme. The symposium will feature:

  • Cynthia Cockburn (City University London and University of Warwick), author of Looking to London: Stories of War, Escape and Asylum (2017, Pluto)
  • Akwugo Emejulu (University of Warwick) and Leah Bassel (University of Leicester), authors of Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain (2017, Policy Press)
  • Khursheed Wadia (University of Warwick), co-author of Muslim Women and Power: Political and Civic Engagement in West European Societies (2017, Routledge)


The symposium will be chaired by Prof Nickie Charles (Director of the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Warwick).

This event is free and open to all, and lunch will be provided.

We ask that participants book in advance to make sure we order the right amount of food and drink, and to receive information about the venue. To book, click here:

This symposium is organised by the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, and the “Inequalities and Social Change” Research Cluster in the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick.