News & Events

Ipek Demir to speak in the closing panel of ‘Rethinking Knowledge Politics in Migration Research, Teaching & Practice’, University of Vienna and University of Witwatersrand. Organisers: African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) at the University of the Witwatersrand and Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna in...

Date: Wednesday 24th November Speaker: Jason Arday, Durham University Title: Stand By Me: Disrupting Racism in the Academy Abstract: The Academy still remains a site for systemic and institutional racism. Disrupting these inequitable cultures requires a state of continual vigilance. This talk focuses on the continued collective work and allyship...

To coincide with the Diamond Jubilee celebrations for the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds, this event – supported by the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS) and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (CIGS) – provided an opportunity to reflect on the rich heritage...

Transnational Kemalism Online Workshop, 30-31 May 2022 Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS), Leeds University Call for Papers We are delighted to invite submissions for an online workshop on the theme of Transnational Kemalism. Workshop attendees will be invited to submit their papers for publication in a special issue...

  The Centre for Ethnicity & Racism Studies (CERS), University of Leeds is holding an event to mark Islamophobia Awareness Month. ‘How the World Responded? The War On Terror & Islamophobia’ Speakers: Dr Paul Bagguley (CERS, University of Leeds), Claudia Radiven (CERS, University of Leeds), AbdoolKarim Vakil (Kings College London)....

SPECIAL ONLINE EVENT organised by the NORTHERN EXPOSURE PROJECT and the RUNNYMEDE TRUST TUESDAY 16th November 6-7.30pm ONLINE (UK Time) CERS member Professor Adrian Favell, is pleased to invite you to join a special online event, co-organised with the Runnymede Trust,  Tariq Modood and Varun Oberoi, to discuss the powerful...

CERS member Dr Roxana Barbulescu will present a talk at the Migration after Brexit, Friday 5 November 2021, 1pm GMT. Leaving the EU has given the UK the scope to control migration. This event will explore how this new freedom has been used and what lessons can be learned from...

As part of a range of activities for Black History Month, the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS) was delighted to welcome guest speaker Professor Matiangai Sirleaf, University of Maryland (USA) to present a talk on: ‘COVID-19 & the Racial Valuation of Diseases’ Speaker: Professor Matiangai Sirleaf, University of...

CERS PhD student Izram Chaudry has written a blog entitled ‘Unprotected & Exposed’: Reasserting Islamophobia As A Type Of Racism’ for the journal ReOrient.