Presenter/s: ANU Gender Institute
Event type: 2021 Signature Intersectionality Seminar Series
Event date: Thursday, 21 October 2021 - 4:00pm
Further information: Recording,
Further information: Full Program
This webinar is the third in the ANU Gender Institute 2021 Signature Seminar Series - CROSSROADS: Intersectionality in Feminist Research, Policy and Practice
- Dr Reshmi Roy - "You’ve got the moon, stop aspiring for the stars”: Educational Desire and Transnational Women of Colour in Academia
- Dr Maree Martinussen - ‘Carving out your own little stake’: Postgraduate female researchers enacting intersectional identities through small celebrations of being the classed ‘Other’
- Dr Nilmini Fernando - What can a ‘critical’ decolonial Intersectionality praxis look like in the Australian context?
- Dr Romy Listo - Practicing feminist solidarities across social justice movements
- Ms Imogen Carr - Encountering Intersectionality: a situated approach to understanding the temporality of lived experiences
Meet the panellists
Dr Reshmi Lahiri-Roy
Dr Maree Martinussen
Dr Nilmini Fernando
Nilmini Fernando is Sri Lankan Australian interdisciplinary Postcolonial/Black feminist scholar and writer with research interests in Critical Intersectional and decolonial feminist praxis applied in the fields of migration/asylum, critical race studies, domestic and family violence, and arts- based practice. Currently Research Fellow on a Critical Racial Literacy project and Adjunct Fellow at the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research, Nilmini is the outgoing Vice President of the Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association.
Dr Romy Listo
Romy Listo (she/they) recently graduated with a PhD from The University of Queensland. Her research explores the role of energy in women’s collective organising in urban and peri-urban South Africa, and implications for gendered empowerment. Romy currently works on aged care policy advocacy for migrant and refugee communities at the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia (FECCA), and was previously Project Coordinator for Equality Rights Alliance, a network of women’s and feminist organisations across Australia engaging in policy advocacy around gender, in both international and domestic forums and settings.