Megha Amrith

May 31, 2020

Migrant labour and care with Megha Amrith

New Books Network 2020

In this episode, anthropologist Dr Megha Amrith joins Adela Brianso of NIAS to discuss her research in migrant labour and care in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amrith shares her insights on the current migration regimes in Asia and around the world, the undervalued work of nurses and carers and the heritage of colonialism still present today.


The Nordic Asia Podcast is a collaboration sharing expertise on Asia across the Nordic region, brought to you by the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) based at the University of Copenhagen, along with our academic partners: the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku, Asianettverket at the University of Oslo, and the Forum for Asian Studies at Stockholm University.

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