Dr Nirmal Puwar is a Reader at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is author of 'Space Invaders: race, gender and bodies out of place' and Co-convenor of MA Gender, Media, Culture. Born in Coventry, she is writing a book on change and place as a returnee sociologist and writer as resident. Her latest collaboration is with Adele Reed and Paul Chokran on tree felling, combining mourning, mobilising and mapping.

Email: N.Puwar@gold.ac.uk