Start date:October 2021
Research Topic:Womens Activism and Conservative Backlash in the Southern Cone
Research pathway:Global Language Based Area Studies
Research Supervisor:Dr Joey Whitfield and Professor Marysia Zalewski
Supervising school:Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC
Research keywords:feminism; gender backlash; South America
Working alongside feminist activists, this project aims to investigate how grassroots mobilisation in the Southern Cone countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay) affects policy decisions and navigates intense gender backlash. I am also interested in right-wing counter movements and their use of social media.