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Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity

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Events

We organise various events throughout the year, including seminars, conferences and pop-up shops.

Our events are ideal for people interested in finding out more about our research.

Upcoming events

  • 31 January 2019 - Sadia Habib
  • 28 February 2019 – Sarah Neal
  • 28 March 2019 – TBC
  • 25 April 2019 – Gundi Knies
  • 23 May 2019 – Coretta Phillips
  • 20 June 2019 – TBC

 

Sadia Habib - The Teaching and Learning of Britishness and Fundamental British Values

12:00 - 13:00 31 January 2019

Teaching Britishness and ‘Fundamental British Values’ is a policy requirement increasingly placed on educational institutions yet the literature shows Britishness is fluid, evolving and often difficult to define for White British and ethnic minority youth, as well as for teachers.  This raises theoretical and pedagogical concerns about how best to respond to political initiatives. In this presentation I will focus upon the complexities of teaching and learning Britishness and Fundamental British Values (FBVs) by examining:

(i) the views of trainee teachers of Art who are attempting to make sense of FBVs.

(i) the pedagogies employed by two Art classes in a southeast London school.

 

CoDE Seminar: The Teaching and Learning of Britishness and Fundamental British Values

12:00 - 13:00 31 January 2019

Teaching Britishness and ‘Fundamental British Values’ is a policy requirement increasingly placed on educational institutions yet the literature shows Britishness is fluid, evolving and often difficult to define for White British and ethnic minority youth, as well as for teachers. This raises theoretical and pedagogical concerns about how..

CoDE Seminar: Neighbours – more than just good friends? Understanding the neighbour as a contemporary socio-spatial relationship

12:00 - 13:00 28 February 2019

As Bulmer noted in his opening to his book of Abrahams’ 1970s work on neighbours, ‘everyone […] has neighbours. Social relations between neighbours are a significant form of social exchange’ (1986:1). The research conducted by Abrahams (posthumously written up by Bulmer) showed the neighbourhood relation as one saturated with altruism..

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