In the global age there are increasing numbers of long-distance relationships, bi-national couples, marriage migrants, foreign domestic workers and fertility tourists. What are their common characteristics? Professor Ulrich Beck follows up on his (and his wife’s) earlier book The Normal Chaos of Love and looks at contemporary romantic relationships from a global, and globalised/cosmopolitan perspective.
Date: Wednesday 23 February 2011
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Ulrich Beck
Respondent: Professor Lynn Jamieson
Chair: Professor Judy Wajcman