'Intimate infrastructures' is a way of seeing and understanding how infrastructure, in their absence, disconnectedness and exclusions are woven into the intimate material and social relationships of urban life. These intimate relationships with infrastructure can be perceived as forms of violence or can actually materialise as Violence Against Women (VAW). Intimate Infrastructures presents an important – often neglected - perspective on research on urban violence, infrastructures and violence against women.
Our project fieldwork in Kochi over the summer and autumn of 2018 did not run as smoothly compared to that of Thiruvanthapuram earlier in the year – though this was due to events beyond our control. The state was met with unprecedented floods in the monsoon season – causing the Kerala flooding crisis of summer … Continue reading Participatory workshops in the aftermath of Kerala floods
Find out more about our ‘Disconnected Infrastructures and Violence Against Women’ #DIVAWProject research team feedback meeting with our Advisory Board in January 2019.
Read the report from the British Academy GCRF ‘Cities and Infrastructure’ Programme 'Change and Challenges' Award Holder Seminar the ‘Disconnected Infrastructures and Violence Against Women’ #DIVAWProject research team attended in January 2019 by Administrative Officer Marta Koch and explore the event Wakelet.
Read this The Conversation UK article entitled '#MeToo has arrived in India, and it’s changing how technology is used to fight injustice' by 'Disconnected Infrastructures and Violence Against Women' #DIVAWProject research team members Principal Investigator Dr Ayona Datta, Co-Investigator Dr Rakhi Tripathi and Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr Nabeela Ahmed.