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Oxford Symposium on the August Riots: Context and Responses

Friday, 14th October 2011 at 1:30pm

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Week 1, Friday, 14 October: 1.30-6.30 pm
Lecture Theatre, Jesus College Ship Street Centre, Ship St. Oxford OX1 3DW

Jesus College Oxford, Oxford University Public Policy Unit and Oxford African Caribbean and African Cultural Heritage Initiative

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Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots: Context and Responses


Join our speakers to discuss:

The social and political contexts behind the riots; why did it happen in some areas and not others? The nature of the Black political community in Britain and creating spaces of solidarity; The role and character of gangs in the Black community; The key issues around Black masculinity, families and interpersonal gender relations; How contemporary educational policies are impacting on Black youth; The contributions intellectuals/activists can make to improving the conditions of life for Black Britons.

Speakers:

Prof. Gus John (Education consultant)
Dr Carl Hylton (Leeds Bi-centenary Transformation Project & co-author, ‘Black Families in Britain as the site of struggle')
Dr Patricia Daley (Oxford University)
Dr Kathryn Nwajiaku-Dahou (Oxford University)
Esther Stanford QC, Martin Glynn (Birmingham City University)
Nigel Carter

All welcome to attend email:
Patricia.Daley@Jesus.ox.ac.uk or Junie James (ACKHI) email: ackhi03@gmail.com

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