A City of Men? Masculinities and Everyday Gendered Violences in Urban India
Dr Shannon Philip is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of East Anglia, UK and a Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His first monograph ‘Becoming Young Men in a New India: Masculinities, Gender Relations and Violence in the Postcolony’ has recently been published with Cambridge University Press (2022). Shannon’s new research project comparatively explores youth, sexualities, urban transformations and gender in South Africa and India. He has recently completed one year of ethnographic fieldwork in Johannesburg for this project and is working on his second monograph on decolonial youth cultures of the Global South.
Please note: Following the talk, Dr Shannon will also be open to questions about his book (cover page pasted below) during the discussion from 4: 30-5:00 p.m.