The Rothermere American Institute is pleased to host this one-day international conference, which will explore the philosophical, cultural, and political implications of multiculturalism in the United States (and elsewhere, on a comparative basis).
Dr Paul Gilroy, Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies, Yale University will provide the keynote address.
Other confirmed speakers include Prof. Des King, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Government, University of Oxford; Kenan Malik, writer and broadcaster; and Dr Melissa S. Williams, Associate Professor of Political Science, Univeristy of Toronto.
Panel presentations include:
The Strange Career of Multiculturalism
Projecting Multiculturalism to the World
Assessing Multicultural Policy
The full conference programme is available on the RAI website.
There is no conference fee, but advance registration is required. To register, please email Cheryl Hudson with your full mailing address.
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