Cynthia Cockburn (1934-2019) was an Honorary Professor at the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Warwick, and City University London. A researcher and writer in the field of gender, war and peacemaking, she was active in the international women's peace movement. Her most recent books are Antimilitarism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), From Where We Stand (Zed Books, 2007) and Looking to London (Pluto, 2017).
The refugee crisis is the greatest humanitarian crisis of our times. These books explores many facets of immigration; probing the racism of migration services, celebrating acts of resistance, and telling the stories of the re-homed.Read full article
Academic, feminist, peace activist and Pluto author Cynthia Cockburn died on 12th September 2019, Ann Oakley remembers this ‘extraordinary person’.Read full article