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Cricket test to citizenship test

Race and politics commentator Gary Younge is to give a public lecture on Cricket Test to Citizenship Test: how the war on terror is wrecking Britain's racial landscape at LSE on Wednesday 30 November.

The Guardian writer is the author of No Place Like Home: a black Briton's journey through the American South (University Press of Mississippi, 2002).

Chairing the event will be LSE Professor Paul Gilroy, LSE's Anthony Giddens Professor of Social Theory. He is the author of There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack (1987, reprinted 2002) and Between Camps: nations, cultures and the allure of race (2000). His latest book is After Empire: melancholia or convivial culture (Routledge, 2004).

This will be the inaugural lecture in a new Hobhouse lecture series being organised by the Sociology department at LSE.

Cricket Test to Citizenship Test: how the war on terror is wrecking Britain's racial landscape is on Wednesday 30 November at 6pm in the New Theatre, East Building, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.  

This event is organised by the Department of Sociology - see Department of Sociology|

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk|  

17 November 2005

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