This workshop brings together researchers in London, Stuttgart, Milan and Dhaka to report on and discuss findings from projects undertaken between 2021 and 2022.
We invite anyone interested in the topic to join us online where there will be ample opportunity to engage in debate about the issues raised.
The online link to the workshop will be sent to registered participants a couple days before the event.
John Eade, University of Roehampton, and Chris Tang, King's College London
10.45-11.55 The Relationship between the State and Local Minority Communities: Comparisons between Stuttgart/Ludwigsburg, Milan and London
Joerg Duerrschmidt (Ludwigsburg), Marco Caselli and Samuele Davide Molli (Milan), John Eade and Shamea Mia (London)
Digital Space in Bangladesh during COVID-19: Space of Creativity, Criticality, or Bigotry? - Shaila Sultana (Dhaka University)
Building Resilience: A Gendered and Intersectional Discourse - Mahbuba Nasreen (Bangladesh Open University)
Communication Inequalities for UK Bengalis during Corona: The Role of Mediators - Chris Tang (King’s College, London)
13.00-13.55 - Break for lunch
Stay Home’: Rethinking the Domestic in the COVID-19 pandemic - Alison Blunt (Queen Mary’s University, London)
The Role of the Runnymede Trust in Challenging British Government Policy and Practice during the Pandemic - Halima Begum (CEO, Runnymede Trust)
14.45-15.15 Contributions from Bangladeshi Contributors to the Volkswagen Project and the Researchers
15.15-15.30 - Concluding Discussion