Joanna Bornat, Parvati Raghuram and Leroi Henry

Joanna Bornat

Joanna Bornat is Emeritus Professor of Oral History at The Open University. She has a long-standing interest in remembering in late life and has researched and published on aspects of ageing in relation to family, community, the methodologies of biographical research and the re-use of archived data. She has jointly edited collections on a number of themes including: the turn to biography, reminiscence and the oral history of health and welfare. She is an editor of Oral History and an editorial board member of the Journal of Families, Relationships and Societies.

United Kingdom


Parvati Raghuram

Parvati Raghuram is Reader in Geography at The Open University. She has co-authored The Practice of Cultural Studies (Sage), Gender and International Migration in Europe (Routledge) and has co-edited South Asian Women in the Diaspora (Berg) and Tracing Indian Diaspora: Contexts, Memories, Representations (Sage). She is associate editor of South Asian Diaspora. She has published widely on the experiences of migrants in the UK and on the uses of feminist and postcolonial methodologies in geography. In her recent work she has been exploring the use of responsibility and 'care' as concepts in social policy and feminist ethics.

United Kingdom

Leroi Henry

Leroi Henry is Senior Research Fellow at the Working Lives Research Institute at London Metropolitan University. His main research interests include discrimination in the workplace, the workplace as a site for identity formation, collective responses to social marginalisation and the role of social dialogue in restructuring.

United Kingdom