Dynamics of diversity: evidence from the 2011 Census
Date: 30th October 2013
Location: Humanities Bridgeford Street Building, Oxford Road, University of Manchester, M13 9PL
The conference is free to attend, and is funded by The University of Manchester Hallsworth fund.
Registration & coffee 09:30-10:00
- 10-10:10 - An introduction to the conference and CoDE
- Satnam Virdee, CoDE Deputy Director, will provide a brief introduction to the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity and the contribution of the CoDE/JRF Census Briefings.
- 10:10-11:30 - Diversity and National identity
- Ludi Simpson will show how the ethnic minority populations of England and Wales have grown, and live in more diverse areas in 2011 than before.
- Stephen Jivraj & Bridget Byrne will present data on how national identity varies by ethnicity and religion in England and Wales.
- Discussant: Sunder Katwala, British Futures
- 11:30-12:45 - Language diversity and Employment differentials
- Yaron Matras & Deepthi Gopal will show the diversity of languages spoken and English proficiency in England and Wales.
- James Nazroo will show the extent to which labour market participation has differed in the past 20 years by ethnic group in England and Wales.
- Discussant: Rob Berkeley, Runnymede Trust
- 13:45-15:00 - Housing tenure and Health inequalities
- Nissa Finney will explore how the rise in private renting in the last 20 years has disproportionately affected some ethnic groups.
- Laia Bécares will show how inequalities in health vary considerably across ethnic groups and the changes since 1991.
- Discussant: Aleks Collingwood, JRF
- 15:15-16:30 - CoDE case study areas
- Lindsey Garratt & Bethan Harries will explore the history of race relations in the CoDE case study sites: Cardiff, Manchester, Glasgow, and the London Borough of Newham.
- Panel discussion: Glenn Jordan, Butetown History & Arts Centre; Ruqia Allana, Manchester Black Health Forum and Community Service Volunteers; Councillor Paul Sathianesan, Newham Council; Gary Christie, Scottish Refugee Council