This public seminar will discuss the complex relation between political activism and academia, asking some of the protagonists to reflect on their experiences. From mass student movements to prominent roles in government; from frontline political involvement back to the blackboard.
At this online webinar Dr Louise Ashley will discuss her recently published book, Highly Discriminating: Why the City isn’t Fair and Diversity Doesn’t Work, which draws on research, interviews, practitioner literature and internal reports, to show how hiring practices in the City have been highly discriminating in favour of a narrow pool of affluent applicants. She explores what this means for young people from working class backgrounds encouraged to secure these jobs - and to the whole of the UK.
IHSS Climate Emergency Working Group and Centre for Globalisation Research welcome you to an exciting event where some of the leading experts on the topic will shed light on the fundamental obstacles, but also the promises, to communicating the climate emergency to policy makers, the wide public and local communities.
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