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Meena Dhanda is Professor of Philosophy and Cultural Politics at University of Wolverhampton where she leads a research group Language, Power and Society. Since 2007 she is engaged in doing empirically informed social, moral and political philosophy and is internationally recognised as a leading academic in the development of diaspora Dalit studies. Her research focus is on understanding injustices, prejudices and misrepresentations suffered by powerless groups, which she pursues through transdisciplinary studies, specifically connecting caste, class, gender and race.From September 2013 to February 2014 Dhanda led the project Caste in Britain' for the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), through which she produced two research reports – Caste in Britain: Socio-legal Review and Caste in Britain: Experts' Seminar and Stakeholders' Workshop.

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