We can't breathe: Gary Younge in conversation with Zubaida Haque about race, class and Covid
|Starts:||13:45 31 Mar 2021|
|Ends:||15:15 31 Mar 2021|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||School of Social Sciences|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Adults, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Gary Younge, Zubaida Haque|
This event is organised by the Political Studies Association (PSA) as part of their 2021 annual conference.
The Coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests have thrown issues of racial and class inequality into sharp relief. Join Gary Younge and Zubaida Haque for a conversation on the impacts of COVID and the Black Lives Matter movement for ethnic minorities in Britain.
Professor Gary Younge is an award-winning journalist and academic who has written and broadcast widely in the area of race, identity, inequality and youth violence both in Britain and America. Formerly editor-at-large for the Guardian, where he was a columnist and the US correspondent for 12 years, he is currently Professor in Sociology at the University of Manchester.
Dr Zubaida Haque was former Deputy Director of the Runnymede Trust and is a Commissioner on the Women’s Budget Group Commission on a Gender-Equal Economy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She has a strong research and policy background on ethnicity and inequality within education, employment, housing, health, poverty, and criminal justice.
This event is open to the public and you can register for the event via the link on this page to the PSA website (you will receive a link to join the stream closer to the time).
Travel and Contact Information
Online. Register in advance via link to join the livestream.