Myths and Realities Seminar Series
This hugely popular series of debates looks at significant public and social issues, challenges some of the common myths and assumptions we make, and shows the role social science plays to explain what is happening and point the way to solutions.
Our Ethnicity and Identity - what does it all mean?
Date: Tuesday 13th November 2012
Time: 6.30 – 8.00pm (followed by pay bar)
Venue: British Library, Euston Road, London
Tickets £7.50, £5 concessions*
Does the public’s obvious delight and celebration of all the diverse members of Team GB, irrespective of individual ethnicities and identities, mark a significant shift in public perceptions? What does it mean to be ‘mixed race’? What does it mean for our image of ourselves and others?
• Chair: Rania Hafez, Director of Post-Compulsory Education, University of East London and Director of the network Muslim Women in Education.
• Ann Phoenix, Professor & Co-Director Thomas Coram Research
Unit, Institute of Education
• Miri Song, Professor of Sociology, University of Kent
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