Tag: Barnor Hesse
A photograph of the March for Dignity in Paris. Marchers are holding up a placard that reads 'Justice and Dignity' and 'Stop Police Violence'

Charlie Hebdo: White Context and Black Analytics

I’m delighted that my article on the event of Charlie Hebdo and the negation of Black, Arab and Muslim activism advanced by those called upon to flesh out the ‘French context’ behind the attacks has been published in Public Culture. The call for a parsing of…

This graphic is taken from W.E.B. Du Bois' study of Black people in rural Georgia presented at the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris. https://hyperallergic.com/306559/w-e-b-du-boiss-modernist-data-visualizations-of-black-life/

Concepts and Debates: Race as a social construct

Welcome to Week 2 of Understanding Race. In Week 1, we got to know each other, discussed our own understandings of race  and decided upon the themes we would be covering in the second half of the semester. This week, we will be looking at some…

The scholars, scholarship and scholarly histories denied

This is the fourth blog post in my Race Critical and Decolonial Sociology series for my course at The New School Department of Sociology in Spring 2017. This week we are beginning to discuss books, mainly new works, in race critical studies. The rest of the…

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On relationality in race research

This is the third contribution to the Race Critical and Decolonial Sociology blog series. In it I look at the argument advanced  by David Theo Goldberg (2009) that a relational approach to the study of race and racism reveals more than a comparativist approach does. I…

New Book: Racism & Sociology

My new edited collection, Racism and Sociology, co-edited with Wulf D. Hund is out.  It is part of the Racism Analysis Yearbook series published by Lit Verlag. The book includes cutting edge papers by Les Back and Maggie Tate, Sirma Bilge, Barnor Hesse, Silvia Maeso and…