12
Feb
2010

Equality and Diversity in the Media - Dhiren Katwa

Dhiren Katwa is with the Environment Agency as External Relations Advisor. He has been a trustee of Birmingham Rathbone (a charity for people with mild to moderate learning difficulties) since 2007. In addition, he sits on the ITV Central Diversity Panel and on the Diversity Board of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a member of the Equality Council of the National Union of Journalists.

Here he discusses the current issues in making the media a more diverse and equal industry.

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14
Jul
2009

Social Work, Hate Crime, Diversity and Equality - Dr Gurnham Singh

Dr Gurnham Singh discusses his research into Race, Inequality, Diversity, Social Work and Hate Crime.

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8
Jul
2009

Blind Optimism: Challenging the Myths of Private Health in Poor Countries - Anna Marriott, Oxfam

Anna Marriott works for Oxfam. Here she discusses and challenges the myths that surround private health care in poor countries at the 15th annual IAHPE conference that took place at Coventry University.

11
Jun
2009

Making Mugabe and the White African - Lucy Bailey

The documentary, which was shot covertly in Zimbabwe in 2008, charts white farmer Mike Campbell who takes President Mugabe to court for racism. Campbell won his case despite intimidation, threats and violence against him, his family, the 500 black workers and their families who share life on the farm.

Lucy talks about the making of the documentary which is currently touring a number of festivals around the world.

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19
Oct
2008

Trevor Phillips discusses Community Cohesion

Trevor Phillips, head of the Commission for Equalities and Human Rights, discusses the current financial situation in the UK and the potential effects on community cohesion.

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19
Oct
2008

Migration and the Economic Downturn - Anne Harrop

Anne Harrop, director of policy and research at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, talks about the effect the economic downturn may have on migration.

19
Oct
2008

Community Cohesion and Local Government - Richard Kemp

Richard Kemp, deputy chair of the LGA, discusses community cohesion from a local government perspective.

19
Oct
2008

iCoCo Autumn Reception - Ted Cantle Introduction

Ted Cantle announces the launch of the new iCoCo portal, the peer-reviewed journal (first edition due Spring 09) and the National Cohesion Forum.

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27
Oct
2007

Community Cohesion in Action - iCoCo

The Institute for Community Cohesion, ICoCo, was established in 2005 to provide a new approach to race, diversity and multiculturalism.

ICoCo's work focuses on building positive and harmonious community relations.

ICoCo represents a unique partnership of academic, statutory and non-governmental bodies, combining the experience and expertise of four Universities with practitioners from a range of diverse backgrounds and professions.

Find out more about iCoCo

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25
Jan
2008

Diversity and Equality in Education

The Same But Different research project was a HEFCE funded project looking at managing diversity and equality in higher education. Part of the project was to research and create a resource that Diversity and Equality managers in HE could use to help them realise how important it is to embrace difference in, and outside, the classroom.

The resource pack was created by the Centre for Media, Arts and Performance.

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