Pnina Werbner

Pnina Werbner is Professor Emerita of Social Anthropology, Keele University, and author of ‘The Manchester Migration Trilogy’, including The Migration Process: Capital, Gifts and Offerings among British Pakistanis (Berg Publishers (1990/2002), Imagined Diasporas among Manchester Muslims (2002) and Pilgrims of Love: the Anthropology of a Global Sufi Cult (2003). In 2008 she edited Anthropology and the New Cosmopolitanism: Rooted, Feminist and Vernacular Perspectives (2008), and is the editor of several theoretical collections on hybridity, multiculturalism, migration and citizenship. She has researched in Britain, Pakistan, and Botswana, and has directed major research projects on the Muslim South Asian, Filipino and African diasporas. Her forthcoming book is The Making of an African Working Class: Law, Politics and Cultural Protest (Pluto).