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Past events

2 May 2023 - Aurelien Mondon (Bath) and Aaron Winter (Lancaster) 'Reactionary Democracy: How Racism and the Far Right Became Mainstream'

11 November 2021 - Samaneh Moafi, Forensic Architecture, 'The Breathless'

1 July 2021 - Sireita Mullings-Lawrence (University of Bedfordshire) and Thomas Zacharias (Goldsmiths): ‘Germaicanness: whiteness, race and class in rural Jamaica'

5 November 2019 - Vron Ware (Kingston University): On 'Hilda at Darjeeling'

8 May 2019 - Gargi Bhattacharyya (UEL): 'Rethinking Racial Capitalism

20 November 2018 - Miriam Schulz (Columbia University): 'The Holocaust and Yiddish'

6 November 2018 - Yasmeen Narayan (Birkbeck): 'On Culture'.

6 May 2017 - The Politics of Racism: A Symposium for John Solomos.

15 February 2017 - Catherine Hall (UCL): 'Legacies of British Slave-ownership: Colonial Slavery and the Formation of Victorian Britain'.

May 2016 - Sara Ahmed (Goldsmiths): 'Brick Walls: Racism and Other Hard Histories'.

June 2015 - Les Back (Goldsmiths): 'For a Sociological Reconstruction: W.E.B. Du Bois, Stuart Hall and Segregated Sociology'.

June 2014 - Aileen Moreton-Robinson (QUT): 'Indigenous Studies in the First World: Contested Territory, Cultural Entrapment and Race in the 21st Century', sponsored by the Race Forum and the Centre for Feminist Research at Goldsmiths.

May 2014 - Jasbir Puar (Rutgers): 'Debility/Capacity: Debt, Disability and Disaster Capitalism', sponsored by the Department of Psychosocial Studies and the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research.

May 2013 - Heidi Safia Mirza (Goldsmiths): 'A Second Skin': Embodied intersectionality, transnationalism and narratives of identity and belonging among Muslim women in Britain'.

July 2009 - A Colloquium for Avtar Brah:  Speakers included Les Back (Goldsmiths), Avtar Brah (Birkbeck), Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck), Michael Keith (Oxford), Stuart Hall (O.U), Gail Lewis (Birkbeck), Ann Phoenix (IoE), Nirmal Puwar (Goldsmiths), John Solomos (Warwick), Brett St. Louis (Goldsmiths) and Nira Yuval-Davis (UEL).