Masculinities: Perspectives from the South – University of Copenhagen

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Masculinities: Perspectives from the South

Dr. Ajay Bailey from the Population Research Centre at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, will visit NIAS and ADI to take part in the roundtable discussion:

Masculinities: Perspectives from the South 

The discussion will focus on the construction of masculinities in varied spatialities and localities in the global south. The contested notions of 'angry young men' in Africa or the emasculated figure of a male migrant are some of the images that frame our imaginations of masculinity. The roundtable seeks to gather experiences from different locations to understand how masculinities are performed and transformed in everyday transactions.

Time: Thursday, 25 March 12.30-2.00 p.m.
Venue: NIAS, 3rd floor, Leifsgade 33, 2300 Copenhagen S
Chaired by: Cecilia Milwertz & Ravinder Kaur
Co-organized by NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies & ADI - Asian Dynamics Initiative


Please register by e-mail to Marie Yoshida by Tuesday, 23 March. The organizers will provide sandwiches for those who have registered.

Abstract of Dr. Baileys paper "The spatiality of migrant masculinity in Goa, India" (pdf)