Events

  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)....

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...

Date and Time: Wednesday 13th October, 16:00 – 17:15 on Zoom. 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...

BSA Event: Colonialism and Modern Social Theory book event by authors Gurminder K Bhambra and John Holmwood and also other panel members Ipek Demir (CERS),  Steve Kemp & Christian Morgner. You can register for the event here: https://www.britsoc.co.uk/events/key-bsa-events/bsa-social-theory-study-group-online-event-colonialism-and-modern-social-theory/ If you have any questions regarding the registration, please get in touch...

Ipek Demir has written an article (translated from English into Italian) for the Menelique Journal entitled ‘Il Pensiero Diasporico [Diasporic Thinking]’ (2021, number:5)

CERS PhD students Sumeyye Sakarya and Johanna Loock are organising a Critical Muslim Studies (CMS) Colloquium, commencing in October 2021. If you are interested in presenting or attending, please get in touch with them: Johanna Loock (ssjmlo@leeds.ac.uk) and Sumeyye Sakarya (ssssa@leeds.ac.uk).

Two events by the Bauman Institute in SSP: Monday 7 June 2021, 4-5.30pm Muneeb Hafiz (Lancaster University) and Rebecca Porter (SSP) discuss critical applications of the key decolonial thinker, Achille Mbembe Zoom link will be available here   Monday 28 June 2021, 5-6.30pm Molly Geidel (University of Manchester) and Nic...