Ipek Demir will give the opening keynote for the launch of The UCLan Research Centre for Migration, Diaspora and Exile (MIDEX) on 15 January 2021.
CERS member Dr Richard Tavernier will give an online talk, ‘Black Lives Matter, so does this mean "All" Lives Don’t Matter? 21st Century Activism', on 13 November 2020, 12-1pm, as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences.
This Black History Month, CERS joins with the Leeds Human Rights Journal for ‘Decolonising Human Rights’, an online event taking place on 22 October 2020, 17:00 - 18:30. CERS members S. Sayyid, Ipek Demir and Walaa Al Husban will all be speaking as part of a panel.
CERS member Dr Abel Ugba will be speaking as part of a panel at the Leeds Sadler Seminar Series ‘African Knowledges for Global Challenges’ which he is co-convening. The first session of the series takes place on Thursday 22 October 2020, 16:00 – 17:30.
The ESRC Northern Exposure project will welcome Shamim Miah, Pete Sanderson and Paul Thomas to present their new book: ‘Race’, Space and Multiculturalism in Northern England, The (M62) Corridor of Uncertainty in an online seminar on 21 October 2020, 12-2pm.
Dr Marketa Dolezalova has joined the School of Sociology & Social Policy (SSP) and the Centre for Ethnicity & Racism Studies (CERS) as an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow. She will be working on her project ‘Roma in Northern England: Creating Interventions towards a Better Quality of Life’ and will be working...
S. Sayyid gave a keynote presentation (with Abdoolkarim Vakil from Kings College London) ‘Why Be So Critical’ at The Case for Critical Ancient World Studies Workshop, University of Oxford, 7 September 2020.
Ipek Demir was appointed as the new Director of CERS, the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, on 1 September 2020.
S. Sayyid presented a talk ‘On Islamophobia, Decolonial Thought, and Critical Muslim Studies’ for the University of California, Berkeley, 25 August 2020.
University of Leeds lecturer Dr Li Sun has introduced her book on rural-urban migration in China to a diverse audience at the University. At a meet-the-author event organised by the Confucius Institute, Dr Sun explained the context and process of the research that culminated in the publication of the book....