Date: 2 April 205, 10:30 - 21:00 Location: Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA Website: https://borderingstrangeness.wordpress.com/ Dr Rodanthi Tzanelli is a panelist at the event "Bordering Strangeness: an Interdisciplinary Workshop on Film as Text" organised by Royal Holloway, University of London.
News and Events
Date: Tuesday 21 April 2015, 1:00 - 2:00pm Location: Baines Wing SR 1.14 Presenters Include: Professor (Emerita) Frances Henry, York University, Toronto, Professor Carl James, York University, Toronto, Professor Ena Dua, York University, Toronto, Professor Audrey Kobayashi, Queens University, Kingston, Professor Malinda Smith, University of Alberta, Edmonton
CERS lunchtime seminarDate: 25th February 1.00pm - 2.00pm Location: Hillary Place Room 1.24 Sara de Jong, Marie Curie Fellow, Research Fellow, University of Vienna Visiting Researcher, University of Leeds
CERS lunchtime seminarDate: 4th February 1.00pm - 2.00pm Location: Room 12.25, Social Sciences Building Kehinde Andrews, Birmingham City University
Date: Wednesday 15th October, 12.00-2.30pm To mark Black History Month 2014, the University of Liverpool Black Asian and minority Ethnic (BAME) Staff Network is hosting a free public event that will explore some of the issues affecting BAME students and academics.
Date: 8th October 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 Location: Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building Bobby Sayyid This talk is based on a provocation which begins with the claim that “racism is more objected to than understood in sociology” (Hesse, 2016). The talk goes on to question what is the object that is being objected to within the sociology of racism and what does it tell us about the nature of sociological enterprise and its relationship to the post-racial.
Date: 15th October 2014 Shirley Anne Tate Black liberation thought is foundational for Black Critical Race Theory (BCRT) which in turn is crucial for unpicking the operation of white power in organizations. ‘I just can’t quite put my finger on it’ engages with the struggle to identify racism’s invisible touch.
Date: 22nd October 2014, 12.30 - 1.30 Shona Hunter In this talk I do some self positioning work in relation to my own relationship to my work on whiteness as a positioning of relationally enacted power/agency which entails responsibility for and vulnerability in the face of racialising practices.
Date: 22nd October 2014, 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Suriya Nayal - University of Salford In this paper I seek to understand something of the personal, political task of doing intersectionality for myself and within myself - on the embodied emotional experience of the aporia of intersectionality.
Date: 29th October Dionne van Reenen - Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice, University of the Free State, South Africa This study makes use of stakeholder interviews, media reports and papers on the subject of ‘Reitz’ in order to make some sense of the content and context of a protest video concerning racial segregfation in the student residences at the University of the Free State made in 2007 (and made public in 2008), and why its impact on higher education transformation in South Africa was so significant.