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Parvati Nair

United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM)

Parvati Nair is the founding director of the United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM). She is also professor of Hispanic, cultural and migration Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, where she was formerly the director of the Centre for the Study of Migration.

Her research focus is on the fields of community, migration, displacement, marginality, ethnicity, gender and cultural memory. Much of her work has focused on these issues as represented in photography, film and music. She is also the founder and principal editor of Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture.

Last Updated: August 14, 2017