Arts and Humanities Research Council Leadership Fellow

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively


1 October 2017-30 September 2019; Duration: 24 months
Grant title: Geographies of Muslim Women and the UK Cultural and Creative Economy

The Fellowship will be used to develop a project on the roles and impact of Muslim women in distinct spaces of the UK cultural and creative economy. The scope of the project will be focused on assessing the substantive roles of Muslim women in three key sub-sectors: digital media; fashion; and art galleries. Overall, it will provide an assessment of faith and gender as social markers that impact upon socio-spatial pathways into and performance of creative labour in these sub- sectors, which have received relatively little attention by arts and humanities scholars and social scientists. In doing so, it will develop innovative research on Muslim creative labour, drawing on and developing recent work in geographies of creative labour, diversity and religion.
Degree of recognitionInternational

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Urban Institute