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Symposium on Integration, Disadvantage and Extremism

In partnership with the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford and the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

Speakers Include: Rob Berkeley, Runnymede Trust; Anthony Heath, University of Oxford; Maleiha Malik, King's College London; John Mann MP; Nasar Meer, University of Northumbria; Baroness Sayeda Warsi
Date: Wed, May. 8, 2013
Venue: Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, House of Commons, SW1A 2LW
By invitation only : Event Full
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The Symposium will reflect on the government's integration strategy and to do so in the light of both contemporary developments and recent scholarship. It will bring the most current evidence-based research to bear on urgent issues of policy for an invited audience of academic experts, policy makers and parliamentarians.

Welcome and Introduction

David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London John Mann MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

Session 1: Integration and Disadvantage Today

Introduction: Andrew Stunell OBE MP

Chair: John Mann MP

  • Ben Rogaly, University of Sussex and Becky Taylor, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London
  • Rob Berkeley, Runnymede Trust
  • Anthony Heath, University of Oxford

Session 2: Integration and Extremism

Introduction and Chair: Baroness Sayeda Warsi  

  • Vidhya Ramalingam, Institute for Strategic Dialogue
  • Nasar Meer, Northumbria University
  • Dave Rich, Community Security Trust

Session 3:  Is Localism Sufficient?

Introduction and Chair: Gavin Barwell MP

  • Maleiha Malik, Kings College London
  • Ben Gidley, COMPAS, University of Oxford
  • Dean Godson, Policy Exchange

Concluding Remarks

David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London

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