Asha L Abeyasekera, Ammara Maqsood, Iromi Perera, Fizzah Sajjad
Asha L. Abeyasekera is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo, and coordinates the MA in Gender and Women's Studies. Ammara Maqsood is Lecturer in Social Anthropology at University College London. Her book The New Pakistani Middle Class (Harvard University Press, 2017) was awarded the AIPS 2019 Book Prize. Iromi Perera is a Colombo based researcher and activist. She is the curator of the Right to the City Sri Lanka initiative. Fizzah Sajjad is an Urban Planner based in Lahore. She works as Research and Policy Director at the Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre at LUMS.
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A crossborder discussion on economic precarity and the impacts of ongoing debt restructuring processes and negotiations with the IMF in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.