Negotiating Mixed Ethnicity/Heritage Relationships
Historically, debates about ‘mixed race’ families have centred on Black/White relations concerning issues of identity, belonging and racism affecting the partner and their children. Though these issues have not gone away, we are also seeing an emergence of new configurations and challenges of family diversity involving inter-faith, inter-caste and inter-ethnic relationships.
This workshop seeks to provide a forum to debate and share experiences. Anyone interested from an academic, personal or professional perspective in these emerging forms of family and social diversity are welcome to participate.
Dr Omar Khan – Director Runnymede; Member of the Department for Work and Pensions' Ethnic Minority Advisory Group, UK representative on the European Commission’s Socio-economic network of experts.
Audrey Allas – PhD Student, University of Durham; research interests are in interfaith relations, particularly between Abrahamic traditions, intermarriages involving British Pakistani Muslim communities.
Organised by the Centre for Communities and Social Justice, Coventry University
The Centre for Communities and Social Justice (CCSJ) aims to bring together and develop the synergies that exist between various strands of the social sciences.
The Centre comprises academics and practitioners from the fields of international studies, politics, social geography, sociology, social work, social policy and social justice.