Congratulations on being awarded the John Legge Prize for Best Thesis in Asian Studies in Australia in 2021! Can you tell us a bit about your thesis? What’s the problem/topic it explores and what did you find? My thesis examines the reconstruction of Tacloban City in the Philippines following typhoon Yolanda (internationally known as Haiyan), …
Kaira Zoe Alburo Cañete
Kaira Zoe Alburo Cañete is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social Studies. Her research interests include rethinking notions of resilience and humanitarian ethics by centring perspectives of marginalised groups (the ‘vulnerable’) and advancing feminist ethics of care in crisis response and governance.
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