THE POLITICS OF IMMIGRATION
Saturday 21st February 2004
10am-6pm @ the Churchill Archive, University of Cambridge, UK
What has been the place of race in English national identities?
How close were Enoch Powell's policies to the mainstream?
What are the similarities and differences between the politics of immigration between then and now?
This timely conference aims to reassess the politics of immigration in the 1960s and 1970s as history, dealing with the issues of Powell and Conservatism and the development of government immigration policy.
Bill Schwarz (Goldsmiths' College, London)
Mark Garnett (University of Leicester)
Shamit Saggar (Queen Mary, London)
and a panel of activists of the time.
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