'Moving Manchester': Relocating Diaspora Research

By Corinne Fowler and Lynne Pearce.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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This essay considers the broader implications of a research project, entitled ‘Moving Manchester’, arguing that it offers fresh approaches for scholars who work with postcolonial and diaspora theory.

Keywords: Locating Diaspora, Devolution, Glocalization, Migration, Regions and Regionalism, Postcolonialism

The International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp.93-100. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.790MB).

Dr. Corinne Fowler

Dr. Fowler works as a postdoctoral researcher at Lancaster University on the 'Moving Manchester' project. Her monograph, “Chasing Tales: travel writing, journalism and the history of British ideas about Afghanistan” is forthcoming (Rodopi: December 2006). Her research interests include migration and diaspora, travel writing and the ethics of travel. She was the 2005 winner of the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association essay competition.

Prof Lynne Pearce

Professor Pearce's most recent book, for Polity Press, is entitled 'Romance Writing' is about the changing cultural / ideological status of romantic love from the eighteenth-century to the present. She is editor of 'Devolving Identities: Feminist readings in home and belonging' (2000) and principal investigator on the ‘Moving Manchester’ project’.

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