Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship’s Twentieth Anniversary Conference

8 November 2019, 5.30 PM - 10 November 2019, 5.30 PM


Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship’s Twentieth Anniversary Conference

Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Religions and Secularism

Evening of 8 November – 10 November 2019, University of Bristol

For twenty years researchers at the University of Bristol’s Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship have led debates about Muslims, racisms, multiculturalism, different forms of minority identity, and the place of religion in public life. Its research has spanned the social sciences and this conference will mark the twentieth anniversary of the Centre’s work.

5.30pm - 8.00 pm, Friday 8th November, Banton Lecture Theatre (2D3), Priory Road Complex

Public Meeting: Antisemitism, Islamophobia and British Politics

David Feldman, Director of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, at Birkbeck, University of London

Miqdaad Versi, Asst General-Secretary

Sunder Katwala, Chair, British Future

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November, 9.00 am to 5.30 pm, Wills Memorial Building


Rainer Bauböck,European University Institute, Florence and Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

Craig Calhoun, Arizona State University

Grace Davie, University of Exeter

Therese O’Toole, University of Bristol

Bhikhu Parekh, University of Hull and House of Lords

Yael Tamir; President, Shenkar College, Israel

Anna Triandafyllidou, Ryerson University, Toronto

Nira Yuval Davis, University of East London


The attendance fee is £35 in total. There are no extra costs for dinner on the evening of the 9 November 2019 and lunch, tea and coffee on both days, as the conference will provide these.

Opportunity to register will be available online about mid-October.

Please direct queries to the conference organisers who are:

Tariq Modood (University of Bristol): T.Modood@Bristol.ac.uk

Varun Uberoi (Brunel University): Varun.Uberoi@Brunel.ac.uk

Simon Thompson (University of the West of England): Simon.Thompson@uwe.ac.uk

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Zutshi-Smith Benefaction.

Further information about the Centre is available at: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/ethnicity/

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