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CoDE Seminar: Encounters with the Neighbour in 1970s’ British Multicultural Comedy

12:00 - 13:00 28 March 2019

“If you don’t shut up, I’ll come and move in next door to you!” Such was the frequent response to audience heckles made by Britain’s first well-known black comedian, Charlie Williams. His retort appropriated racist rhetoric of the time, in which the black neighbour was frequently mobilised as an object of fear, threatening the imagin..

CoDE Seminar: Encounters with the Neighbour in 1970s’ British Multicultural Comedy

12:00 - 13:00 28 March 2019

“If you don’t shut up, I’ll come and move in next door to you!” Such was the frequent response to audience heckles made by Britain’s first well-known black comedian, Charlie Williams. His retort appropriated racist rhetoric of the time, in which the black neighbour was frequently mobilised as an object of fear, threatening the imagin..

Constitutional Law, Federalism and Human Rights in Argentina

17:00 - 18:00 03 April 2019

On Wednesday 3rd April, Prof Pablo Gutierrez, an expert in Public Law at the Universidad Nacional del Comahue (Argentina), will deliver a presentation entitled 'Constitutional Law, Federalism and Human Rights in Argentina'. The lecture will be held in Roscoe, Room 1.008 from 5 to 6pm, and it will be followed by a drinks reception. Pablo is..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Hate crime and hate speech around Brexit - Prof. Matthew L Williams

15:00 - 16:15 21 May 2019

Speaker: Prof. Matthew L Williams, Cardiff University Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. All welcome. No registration necessary. The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) provides a..

CoDE Seminar: The Pains and Reach of Racism and Economic Adversity In Young Londoners’ Lives: Sketching The Contours

12:00 - 23 May 2019

This paper sketches an analytical framework to conceptualise the way racial power and socio-economic precarity impacts the everyday lives of young minority ethnic Londoners. Using life histories, photo-elicitation and vignettes, it aims to elucidate the pains of racism and economic marginalisation using and extending the notions of measurement..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Modelling international migration: State of the art, and new research frontiers - Prof Jakub Bijak

15:00 - 16:30 04 June 2019

Speaker: Prof Jakub Bijak, Professor of Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. All welcome. No registration necessary. The Cathie Marsh..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Citizen competence in direct democracy - Dr Céline Colombo

15:00 - 16:15 11 June 2019

Speaker: Dr Céline Colombo, University of Zurich Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. Everyone is welcome. No registration is needed. The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) provi..

Healthcare Disparities: disruptive healthcare technologies and the patient

13 - 15 June 2019

The question of health inequalities has become increasingly significant as certain population groups expand. With the overall global population ageing, this marks one of the most significant social and economic challenges facing the world. These demographic trends will impact on many policy areas in the health and social care field. While unde..

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