Stuart Hall BSA Conf Event 24 April

​Stuart Hall (1932 – 2014) at the BSA Annual Conference in Leeds

The British Sociological Association invites delegates to attend the following events in memory of Stuart Hall, past president of the BSA.

Presidential Event with the Activism Forum and the Race and Ethnicity Study Group:

Learning from Stuart Hall: Activism Inside and Outside the University

Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre 18 Thursday 24 April 2014 at 15:30-17:00

A panel and discussion on key themes from Stuart Hall’s work and their contemporary relevance: the role of the university; authoritarian populism; postcolonialism and the politics of identity.

Chaired by Lisa McKenzie (LSE) and Nirmal Puwar (Goldsmiths).

Speakers include: Hugo Radice (Leeds), Gurminder K. Bhambra (Warwick), Nisha Kapoor (York), Gregor MacLennan (Bristol), Brett St Louis (Goldsmiths).

Film screening of ‘Personally Speaking: A long conversation with Stuart Hall’

Conference Centre G11 Throughout the conference

In this stimulating and eloquent four-hour interview, conducted by the literary journalist Maya Jaggi and directed by Mike Dibb, Hall reflects on his life and career, talking personally and in depth about the trajectory of his work and how it has intersected with broader political movements.

Film provided by the Media Education Foundation (

Running Order: Jamaica: Family and Culture; Coming to England; The New Left and New Left Review; Early Teaching; Richard Hoggart and CCCS; Cultural Studies and the Diasporic Experience; Marriage and Feminism; Policing the Crisis and Thatcherism; Neo-liberalism, Globalization & the Economic Recession; The Obama Phenomenon; Questions of Identity; Difference & Multiculturalisation; Race, Diaspora & Art; Race & Modernism; A New Politics of Representation; Permanent Disturbance: A Migrant’s Fate.

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