Guardian Live! ‘Who Are We? Exploring the Science of Identity’

Saturday 22nd September 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ Amnesty International UK, 25 New Inn Yard London, EC2A 3EA Award-winning Harvard geneticist David Reich, Reith lecturer and NYU philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah, science journalist Angela Saini, and chair Adam Rutherford, scientist, broadcaster and author of The Book of Humans, will discuss how a scientific…

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Jeffrey Boakye: ‘The Language of Race’

Saturday 13th October 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM @ Idea Store Whitechapel, 321 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BU Last year Jeffrey Boakye’s ‘Hold Tight’ was published. This brilliantly fun and insightful biography of Grime received widespread acclaim as it explored all the eclectic languages, cultures, and subcultures that helped birth the genre. In this…

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Bad Girls: Representations of Race and Gender in Popular Culture: A 10 week Course

Thursday 4th October to Thursday 13th December 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 PM @ Goldsmiths University, New Cross, London SE14 6NW This course is a perfect introduction into race, gender and popular culture studies. We are surrounded by literature, film, series and music videos on a daily basis. From listening to Beyoncé, to watching ‘Orange is…

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‘Race and Nation in the Age of Trump and Brexit’: In conversation with Gary Younge & Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Saturday 16th June 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ The Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG ‘Race and Nation in the Age of Trump and Brexit’: Gary Younge in conversation with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the UK’s vote to leave the European Union…

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“GUARDIAN LIVE – “NATIVES: AN EVENING WITH AKALA & FRANKIE BOYLE”

Thursday 17th May 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ The O2 Brixton Academy, 211 Stockwell Road London SW9 9SL Join us for a special night at the O2 Academy Brixton to talk about some of the biggest issues in modern British politics. especially relevant topics include: immigration, race, class and the far right, Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party.…

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“A HISTORY OF SCIENTIFIC RACISM” by The Centre of Pan African Thought

Tuesday 17th April and Tuesday 24th April 2018, 6.30pm – 9.30pm @ The Swedenborg Society, 20 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH The vile barbarism of racism is the principal psychosis of the modern world. The idea of race, as in referential to racism is the fabric of that psychosis. A fabric so ingrained in European…

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“BRIT(ISH): RACE, IDENTITY AND BELONGING” AFUA HIRSCH REFLECTS ON RACIAL ATTITUDES IN BRITISH SOCIETY TODAY

Thursday 12th April 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM @ 2 Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD Following the publication of her book ‘Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging’, author and journalist Afua Hirsch joins Catherine Tackley, curator of ‘Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain’ and saxophonist Soweto Kinch to discuss how racial attitudes in…

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“RACE, MENTAL HEALTH AND STATE VIOLENCE” – A Two-Day Symposium, by The School of Law, Birkbeck University

Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th April 2018, 10.30 AM – 5.00 PM @ Birbeck University CLO B01, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL Registration for this FREE two-day symposium is now open!Hosted by Birbeck University of London the keynote Speakers for the symposium include: Marcia Rigg (Day 1) – Co-Chair of The Sean Rigg Justice and…

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“BORDERS AS MIRRORS: RACIAL HIERARCHIES & THE POLITICS OF MIGRATION”

Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM @ MAL 421, Birkbeck, University Of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX – FREE TO ATTEND By: Dr Alpa Parmar is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Criminology and Associate Director of Border Criminology. In this paper I propose that borders…

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“THE AMAZING JAMES BALDWIN”

“THE AMAZING JAMES BALDWIN – A 6 WEEK MULTI-MEDIA & INTERACTIVE COURSE”, Monday 21st May 6:30 PM – 8: 30 pm – Monday 25th June 2018 @ Harris Westminster, 7 Tothill Street London SW1H 9LH – COURSE FEE: £70 An exciting, interactive multi-media course to mark the release of the Oscar-nominated documentary by Raoul Peck.This…

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“WOMEN, LABOUR & DOMESTICITY”: EXPLORING THE REVOLUTIONARY & LITERARY WRITINGS OF ANGELA DAVIS & ZADIE SMITH

Saturday 24th March 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ The Stuart Hall Library, Rivington Place London EC2A 3BA In celebration of International Women’s Day, Stuart Hall Library’s third reading group explores the revolutionary and literary writings of Angela Davis and Zadie Smith Join us for a reading focusing on Angela Davis‘ essay ‘The Approaching Obsolescence of Housework: a Working Class…

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