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Towards a Grammar of Race: Radical Antiracism Today Seminar 3

I am delighted to share the recording of the 3rd ‘Radical Antiracism Today: New books in abolitionist, anticolonial, international antiracism‘ series with you. This event saw Quah Ee Ling in conversation with Mahdis Azarmandi and Garrick Cooper, two of the contributors to a volume published in Aotearoa New Zealand on…

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For solidarity / against definitions

Since its adoption in 2016, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) ‘working definition of antisemitism’, has been primarily used to censor pro-Palestinian activism and scholarship. The definition has been amply critiqued for its vague formulation of antisemitism: “a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews.” More…

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Against Representation

I reviewed How To Lose Friends and Influence White People, a book being marketed as an antiracist manual, by Media Diversity Australia founder, Antoinette Lattouf. There is a concerning trend of so-called trade books referencing the brutal state murder of George Floyd as a vehicle for discussing issues of diversity…

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Women on the Line on Racial Capitalism

Ayan Shirwa from Radio 3CR‘s show Women on the Line interviewed me about racial capitalism. You can listen here

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Reflecting on Why Race Still Matters 1 year on with Surviving Society

Everyone knows how much I love the Surviving Society podcast with Chantelle Lewis and Tissot Regis, produced by George Ofori-Addo. So I was absolutely delighted to be invited back to talk about my feelings about my book more or less 1 year after its publication, a year of crisis and…

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An anti-racism in Europe?

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Council of Europe’s European youth Campaign against racism, xenophobia, antisemitism and intolerance “All Different-All Equal”, Gavan Titley has edited a series of essays including one of mine in which I reflect on my role as co-coordinator with Yael Ohana of the European Youth…

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Sydney Review of Books

Andrew Brooks has reviewed Why Race Still Matters for the Sydney Review of Books. I am very grateful for the care he took to relate to the book through a wide engagement with the politics of race in colonial Australia and what it means for his own activism and teaching.…

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RACE.ED event series – ‘Antisemitism and the proxification of antiracism’- 17 February 2021

UPDATE: You can now watch a recording of this event here I will be speaking online about ‘Antisemitism and the Proxification of Antiracism’, the subject of the 4th chapter of Why Race Still Matters to the University of Edinburgh Race.Ed seminar series on February 17. The political utility of antisemitism…

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