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In Conversation at the Sarah Parker Remond Centre

I was delighted to gave been invited by Luke De Noronha to chat with Gargi Bhattacharyya about matters of race online at the UCL Sarah Parker Remond Centre for the Study of Racism and Racialisation. We focused on their approach to racial capitalism in their book Rethinking racial Capitalism which…

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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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Courageous Conversations

I was honoured to be invited to participate in the Courageous Conversations series of talks organised by Professor Malinda Smith. The talk addressed the argument in the second chapter of my book on how those who set themselves up as ‘contarian academics’ make the definition of racism the linchpin of…

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Belongg Author Talk

The Delhi-based Belongg book club invited me to read from and talk about my book on May 20. The online event was hosted by Manjari Sahay and there was an opportunity for participants in the webinar to pose questions. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Here is the video of the discussion.

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Yeah Nah Pasaran interview

I was delighted to be interviewed by Andy Fleming and Cam Smith of the Yeah Nah Pasaran podcast on Naarm (Melbourne)-based Community radio 3CR. The interview covered my new book, Why Race Still Matters. We also touched on the recent furore in the securitisation studies branch of international relations regarding a response by…

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