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A Post-Genomic Surprise: the molecular reinscription of race in science, law and medicine

The British Journal of Sociology 2014 Annual Public Lecture

Date: Thursday 6 November 2014 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Troy Duster
Chair: Professor Nigel Dodd

Professor Duster will analyse the resurgence of the idea that racial taxonomies deployed to explain complex social behaviours and outcomes have a biological and
genetic basis.

Troy Duster is Chancellor’s Professor at the Warren Institute on Law and
Social Policy at University of California, Berkeley and Emeritus Silver Professor of Sociology at New York University.

Nigel Dodd is Professor of Sociology at LSE.

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