The Ethics of Care in Nepali Citizenship-Equality Activism

On 27 June 2023, Deirdre Brennan presented her PhD Completion Seminar as part of the Refugees, Citizenship & Statelessness: Asia In Focus Webinar Series.


Deirdre Brennan (BSc University College Cork and MA Utrecht University) is a PhD candidate at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness.Deirdre’s doctoral thesis focuses on activism among stateless communities in Nepal and the potential impact of the social movement there to eradicate gender discriminatory nationality laws. Her research interests concern the intersections between feminism, statelessness and activism, stemming from her personal connection to the transformative work of pro-choice activists in Ireland.