Antigone Gives Token Burial To The Body Of Her Brother Polynices By Jules Eugene Lenepveu - Yesterday a friend of mine from Italy shared her concerns with the ways in which people are reacting to COVID-19. She explained how some have started to demand for more … [Read more...] about What Antigone’s civil disobedience can teach us today
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The Latin American Disabled People’s Project (LADPP) is the only organisation in London devoted to serving disabled people whose first language is Spanish or Portuguese. Between November 2018 and July 2019 I conducted ethnographic fieldwork at LADPP for my MPhil in … [Read more...] about On ‘reciprocity’ and ‘impact’: Some reflections from a junior researcher
- When we think about migrants, we often think about men. Let me tell you why this is not just incorrect but also dangerous. The feminisation of migration Scholars have been arguing that the feminisation of migraiton has been a defining feature of international migration … [Read more...] about Women have been migrating for longer than we thought
When you see a woman crying, you often think she might be said, she might have her period, or she might be feeling a bit emotional. I don't blame you for this. This is what we see in movies all the time: women crying because their boyfriends broke their hearts, or because their … [Read more...] about Why you are wrong about the reasons women cry
The illusion of meritocracy Besides doing my PhD and writing this blog, I tutor students from different educational levels. The past year I have also been tutoring high school students to help them prepare for their A Level Sociology Exam. One of the topic that we often cover … [Read more...] about Did you really earn it?