Punjab Research Group

Living Together – CRONEM 6th Annual Conference, 29-30 June 2010

Posted in Conferences by Pippa on May 8, 2010

Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism (CRONEM)
Joint international conference with the Runnymede Trust
Living Together Civic, Political and Cultural Engagement among Migrants, Minorities and National Populations: Multidisciplinary Perspectives
29 – 30 June 2010, University of Surrey
This conference aims to take stock of the different forms of civic, political and cultural engagement which currently exist, and investigate the factors and processes which are driving them, and the role of public policy in the engagement of women, migrants, minorities and national populations. A special feature of the conference this year will be an event organised by the Runnymede Trust, which will consider where Britain stands 10 years after the Parekh Report on the future of multi-ethnic Britain and 25 years after the Swann Report.

This conference will range across different academic disciplines and explore links between academic knowledge, policy, practice and the media. The format will consist of keynote addresses, parallel paper sessions, convened symposia, a poster session and a panel debate organised by the Runnymede Trust.

Keynotes:
Benjamin Barber, President (CivWorld at Demos) and Walt Whitman Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University, USA
Constance Flanagan, Professor of Youth Civic Development, Penn State University, USA
Yvonne Galligan, Director, Centre for the Advancement of Women in Politics, Queen’s University Belfast
Antje Wiener, Professor of Politics, University of Hamburg, Germany

Runnymede panel:
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, journalist, author and broadcaster
Munira Mirza, Director of Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy, Greater London Authority
Tariq Modood, Professor of Sociology, University of Bristol
Jørgen S. Nielsen, Director, Centre for European Islamic Thought, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Lord Bhikhu Parekh, Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Westminster, UK (recorded presentation)
Sally Tomlinson, Professor of Education, University of Oxford

For more about the conference and registration, please visit http://www.surrey.ac.uk/Arts/CRONEM

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