Research Officer, Religion and Global Society
Dr Manmit Bhambra
Manmit is leading on the inaugural research project of the Religion and Global Society Research Unit, Strengthening Religious Cooperation in Global London. The project is exploring the impact of Covid-19 on interfaith relations and the potential of interfaith collaboration in these circumstances.
Educated at the LSE and the University of Oxford, Dr Manmit Bhambra holds an Oxford doctorate in Sociology. Her thesis explored how national identity is understood and experienced in multicultural contexts and the impact of this on minority groups in the United Kingdom. Manmit’s research interests are centred around identity politics and formation, ethnic, religious and national identities as well as the broader themes of race, inclusion and minority rights. She has recently worked on research projects with young people at the LSE’s European Institute and Middle East Centre.
Manmit works actively with youth organisations throughout the U.K. and is interested in issues facing young people today. She is also Lecturer in Global Politics at Imperial College London.