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Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity

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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.

CODE Seminar: Race, Class and Gender and the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Does School Prepare Men for Prison?

12:00 - 13:00 30 January 2020

The potential link between educational ‘failure’ and offending is perennially debated. Research and popular discourses tend to focus on the community, cultural or family backgrounds from which the children who ‘fail’ come, and/or on provision for those ‘at risk’ of school and social exclusion. These discussions often prioritise the..

CMI Seminar by Dr James Laurence (UoM) "Together and Apart: the Dynamics of Ethic Diversity, Segregation and Social Cohesion among Young People and Adults"

15:00 - 16:00 27 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes James Laurence from The University of Manchester who will be speaking on the topic: Together and Apart: the Dynamics of Ethic Diversity, Segregation and Social Cohesion among Young People and Adults Abstract forthcoming. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. ALL WELCOME! No registration needed.

CoDE Seminar: Diane Abbott, misogynoir and the politics of Black British feminism

12:00 - 13:00 27 February 2020

This seminar is presented by Dr Lisa Palmer, senior lecturer in sociology at Birmingham City University. Her research interests include Black Studies in Britain, the cultural politics of Lover's Rock music; community archiving and heritage; the intersections of gender, sexuality, racism and decoloniality.

CoDE Seminar: Mixed-race, white (rural) space: Black (and white) mixed-race family’s experiences of managing and negotiating racialisation and racism in a predominantly white English town

12:00 - 13:00 28 May 2020

In this ethnographic thesis Chantelle Lewis explores the retrospective accounts of racialisation and racism experienced, negotiated and managed by six Black mixed-race families who live (and have lived) in the predominantly white town, Bromsgrove (West Midlands). Whilst conducting a two-year ethnography - supported by in-depth conversations wi..

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