CRESC Workshop: Poverty in Motion. Kath Weston in Conversation
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 14:00 - 17:00Room 10.02, Harold Hankins Building, Manchester Business School,
Professor Kath Weston - University of Virginia, and visiting Leverhulme Professor at Cambridge University will present her book Traveling Light: on the road with America's poor .
Gillian Evans (Social Anthropology); Damian O'Doherty (Manchester Business School); Niamh Moore (CRESC); Jill Ebrey (CRESC).
Kath Weston's work engages debates around persistent poverty, the felt impact of financial crisis and how we understand and theorise social inequality. It also addresses ethnographic method and writing. The event will be of interest to all those working on questions of class, mobility, sexuality, feminist thinking, writing, ethnography, and affect.
2.00 - 2.45 Kath Weston presentation
2.45 - 3.30 Four responses from discussants:
4.00-5.00 Kath Weston response and General Discussion