The Race in the Americas (RITA) group, in partnership with the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS), seeks abstract submissions on the theme of skin tone, ‘colourism’ and ‘passing’.
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This symposium was the first of its kind in the UK and enabled national, international and Leeds based postgraduate students to present their research in Critical Mixed Race Studies.
18 - 20 August 2010 The research postgraduate arm of the White Spaces Research Network, supervised by Dr Shona Hunter, will hold its inaugural conference over 18th-20th August 2010 in Beech Grove House.
28 October 2010, 5.00pm - 8.00pm This seminar will provide a unique opportunity for the exploration of Black families in Britain and should appeal to academics, students, activists and individuals engaged in the public and voluntary sectors to explore the diversity and experiences of Black families through debate, discussion and drama.
11 February 2010, 8:00am The White Spaces Research Network will be holding the second of its international master classes on the morning of Friday 11th February. We are looking for expressions of interest from PGR students who would like to attend.
5 October 2012, 9:30am The Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies is holding this Conference in order to stimulate debate about the increasing racialisation of the world.
Date: 20 June 2012 Location: Room 11.20, Social Sciences Building Dr. Suki Ali, Senior Lecturer in the Sociology Department at LSE and author of 'Mixed-race Post-race', will be speaking at a Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies seminar on the topic of 'Post-race'
Global Research on the Black Male Educational Pipeline: International Perspectives to Inform Local Solutions
08 November 2012 - 11 November 2012 This workshop aimed to exchange ideas regarding the global dynamics of Black males in the educational pipeline.
18 October 2013 This interdisciplinary, international conference invites contributions from HEI equality and diversity practitioners, trade unionists and academics.