Online Book launch: Katherine Brickell, HOME SOS (September 25 at 12 CET)

HOMInG’s seminar 41_20, online (via zoom), will be with Prof. Katherine Brickell (Royal Holloway, University of London UK). HOMInG’s Luis E. Pérez Murcia and Paolo Boccagni will introduce and discuss Katherine’s new book, Home SOS: Gender, Violence, and Survival in crisis Ordinary Cambodia. This will  result in a promising conversation on the critical geographies of home (un)making and domestic violence, with Katherine in dialogue with all the participants. Please register in advance!, by writing to

Author’s bio
Katherine Brickell is Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL), UK. Her feminist-oriented research cross-cuts social, political, development, and legal geography, with a long standing focus on the domestic sphere as a precarious space of contemporary everyday life. In addition to her new monograph Home SOS, Katherine has published multiple co-edited collections which speak to her connected interests in home (un)making, displacement, and (im)mobilities. These include Translocal Geographies (2011 with Ayona Datta), Geographies of Forced Eviction (2017 with Melissa Fernández Arrigoitia and Alex Vasudevan), The Handbook of Contemporary Cambodia (2017 with Simon Springer), and The Handbook of Displacement (2020 with her departmental colleagues). She has (co)-written over 40 journal articles in geography, international development, women’s studies, and anthropology. Katherine is an active Twitter user (@K_Brickell).