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Migrant City

Les Back

Wednesday 17 January 2018, 4.00PM

Speaker: Professor Les Back, Goldsmiths, University of London

CURB Seminar Series

Les Back will read some excerpts from his forthcoming book with Shamser Sinha and talk about the issues raised by writing it. Migrant City is the story of contemporary London from the perspective of 30 adult migrants who come from a wide variety of social backgrounds and includes their take on Brexit and the so-called 'migrant crisis'. The book is based on research with the participants spanning a decade in some cases.  It is also an experiment in collaborative ethnography or what the authors call a more 'sociable sociology'.  

Other lectures in this series include: 

Location: Room W/222, Wentworth College

Admission: is by free ticket only. Please book below.

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