Two excellent looking events organised by people in my department:
Workshop on Race, Racism and Digital Communications, 10.30-1pm, Gillian Rose Room (R3.25), Ramphal Building, University of Warwick [with the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, Warwick]
Discussion featuring Alana Lentin, Sanjay Sharma, Kirsten Forkert and Nathaniel Tkacz on transformation of race through digital communication networks, ambient racism and racism denial on social media, and social media responses to government immigration campaigns. Lunch provided.
Seminar and book launch for Stories of Cosmopolitan Belonging: Emotion and Location (eds Hannah Jones and Emma Jackson), 1pm-4pm, Gillian Rose Room (R3.25), Ramphal Building, University of Warwick
[with Urban Studies, University of Glasgow]
Discussions on home, migration and belonging including Kieran Connell on music and Black British identity in Birmingham and Melissa Fernandez Arrigoitia on public housing struggles in Puerto Rico, with contributions from Emma Jackson, Hannah Jones and Goldie Osuri.
http://digitalracism.eventbrite.co.uk and/or http://cosmobelonging.eventbrite.co.uk i