Keynote Speaker (21 June)

Professor Mary E. John, Senior Fellow

Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi

We are delighted to announce that Professor Mary E. John will be delivering a keynote lecture on “Sexual Violence and the Changing Feminist Landscape in India Today”.

Mary E John is currently Senior Fellow at the Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi, India. She was Director of the Centre from 2006-2012 and before that was Deputy Director of the Women’s Studies Programme at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has written widely in the fields of women’s studies and feminist politics. Some publications include Women’s Studies in India: A Reader; Planning Families, Planning Gender (a co-authored report); The Political and Social Economy of Sex Selection; and Women in the Worlds of Labour: Interdisciplinary and Intersectional Perspectives (co-edited, forthcoming).