May 22, 2020
Neema Begum and Karis Campion – Political Participation and Higher Education
Neema Begum, Research Associate, CoDE, University of Manchester. She discusses ethnic minority political participation and representation. Karis Campion, Research Associate, CoDE, University of Manchester. She discuss ethnic inequality and institutional racism in higher education.
May 22, 2020
Zandria Robinson and Darnell Hunt - Institutions, Culture and Representation
Zandria Robinson, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Memphis, Tennessee. Her work focuses on race, gender, sexuality, institutions and pop culture. She discusses the role institutions play in intersecting oppressions. Darnell Hunt, Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, UCLA. His work looks at intersections of race, media and popular culture. He discusses the role of Hollywood in media representations.
Jan 13, 2020
ESRC Festival of Social Sciences
The ESRC Festival of Social Science is a celebration of the social sciences. The Festival offers a fascinating insight into some of the country's leading social science research and how it influences our social, economic and political lives - both now and in the future. The Festival is designed to promote and increase awareness of social science and enable social scientists to engage with a non-academic audience and increase awareness of the contributions the social sciences make to the wellbeing and the economy of UK society.