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Racism, migration and the hostile environment report: Launch conference Social Scientists Against the Hostile Environment

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Conference organized by

SSAHE (Social Scientists Against the ‘Hostile Environment’)

Birkbeck, University of London, 2-3 April

Thursday 2nd April

Introductory Plenary panel 5-7pm: MAL 421

Chair: Corinne Squire; speakers: Nira Yuval-Davis, Don Flynn, Floya Anthias.

Friday 3rd April

Morning plenary 9-10.30: MAL 421 Global context:

Chair: Avtar Brah; Speakers: Giorgia Dona, Alice Bloch, Liz Fekete

Morning parallel panels 11-12.30:

The family MAL B35

Chair: Rachel Humphries; Speakers: Eleonore Kofman, Umut Erel, Paige Ballmi,

Employment MAL B20

Chair: Floya Anthias; Speakers: Georgie Wemyss, Stephen Ashe, Wilf Sullivan

Lunch Break 12.30-1.30

Afternoon parallel sessions I 1.30-3.00:

Education MAL B35

Chair: Giorgia Dona; Speakers: Corinne Squire, Madelaine Arnot, Dami Makinde

Housing MAL B20

Chair: Ben Gidley; Speakers: Sue Lukes, Penny Bernstock, Jessica Perera

Afternoon parallel panels II 3.30-5.00:

Extreme Right movements MAL B35

Chair: Georgie Wemyss; Speakers: Aaron Winter, Gargi Bhattacharyya, Jasbinder Nijjar

Anti-racist movements MAL B20

Chair: Stephen Ashe; Speakers: Rachel Humphries, Ben Gidley, Pragna Patel

Concluding plenary 5.30-7.00 MAL B35

Chair: Nira Yuval-Davis; Speakers: Avtar Brah, Zrinka Bralo, Nando Sigona

*All MAL rooms in Birkbeck’s main Malet Street building, entrance at Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7JL (Google Maps).

Entrance is free but please register on: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/racism-migration-and-the-hostile-environment-tickets-85422857065

*The report has been sponsored by the British Sociological Association; BSA Race and Ethnicity Study Group; BSA Migration and Diaspora Group; BSA Sociology of Rights Group; CMRB (Centre for research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging, UEL); IRIS (Institute for Research on Superdiversity, UoB; Migrants Organize; Migrants’ Rights Network; People’s Permanent Tribunal; ROTA (Race on the Agenda)

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