Events & seminars 2020
Any enquiries about the seminar series and zoom links please contact Dr Alicia Davis.
Wednesday 7 October, 1pm
Speaker: Nick Evans
Bio: Nicholas Evans is a social anthropologist based at the LSE. His most recent book - Far from the Caliph’s Gaze - is an ethnography about belief, belonging and the quest to prove a Muslim identity among members of South Asia’s minority Ahmadiyya sect. He is currently writing on a trade book about the lives of political exiles in London.
Wednesday 21 October, 2pm
Speaker: Winnie Lem, Dept of International Development Studies & Women's Studies, Trent University
'Reflections on Militant Populism in Contemporary France: The Gilets Jaunes Insurgency'
Wednesday 4 November, 1pm
'Negotiating ethical dilemmas during an ethnographic study of anti-minority activism: A personal reflection on the adoption of a ‘non-dehumanisation’ principle'
Wednesday 11 November
Sexual Nationalisms, Homonationalism and Political Homophobia: Comparing Quantitative Data on Attitudes in Africa
Wednesday 18 November, 12pm
Speaker: Heather Wardle, University of Glasgow
'Games without frontiers? Socio-historical perspectives on the games/gambling intersection'
Wednesday 2 December, 1pm
'Left Radicalism and Populism in Europe'
Wednesday 16 December, 1pm
Speaker: Meaghan Tinsley, University of Manchester
The Past, Present, and Future of Anticolonial Nostalgia