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18/03/2010 - Introduction to the Three Models of Community Cohesion Seminar - Prof Harris Beider
Harris Beider is Professor of Community Cohesion at iCoCo. Here he introduces the Three Models of Community Cohesion seminar day.
18/03/2010 - A short history of Community Cohesion in the UK - Nick Johnson, iCoCo
Nick is a public policy professional, with extensive experience of policy development, research and strategic leadership. He is a leading writer and commentator on issues of integration, equality and cohesion. Here he discusses the history of community cohesion in the UK: including the issues, challenges and next steps. This talk is part of the AHRC funded [...]
18/03/2010 - Immigrant Integration on the Local Level in Germany - Dr Eva Dick and Dr Katrin Gliemann
Dr Eva Dick and Dr Katrin Gliemann are from Technische Universitat in Dortmund, Germany. Here they discuss Immigrant Integration on the Local Level in Germany, focusing on Dortmund. This talk is part of the AHRC funded series on Community Cohesion. This event was titled ‘The Three Models of Community Cohesion’.
18/03/2010 - Public housing transformation and integration in Chicago - Dr Susan Popkin
Susan J. Popkin is both Director of The Urban Institute’s Program on Neighborhoods and Youth Development and a Senior Fellow in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center.? Here she discusses the role of public housing transformation and its role in segregation. This talk is part of the AHRC funded series on Community Cohesion. This event was [...]
18/03/2010 - Community Cohesion in an Era of Super Diversity - Ted Cantle, iCoCo
Ted Cantle is Professor of Community Cohesion at the Institute of Community Cohesion (iCoCo). In this Professorial Lecture he discusses how Community Cohesion emerged as a new policy framework for race and diversity issues just over 9 years ago. Since then it has been widely adopted by statutory and voluntary agencies and more latterly by [...]
11/03/2010 - Faith, representation and cohesion - Dr Rachael Chapman, Northumbria
Dr Rachael Chapman is a Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences at Northumbria University. Here she discusses ‘Faith, representation and cohesion’ at the iCoCo ESRC seminar series on ‘Does faith have a role in Community Cohesion?’
11/03/2010 - Multi-faith forums as structures for Community Cohesion - Martha Shaw, Goldsmiths
Martha Shaw, Goldsmiths. discusses Multi-faith forums as structures for Community Cohesion at the iCoCo ESRC seminar series on ‘Does faith have a role in Community Cohesion?’
11/03/2010 - Faith, conflict resolution and peace building in Community Cohesion - Richard Slade
Richard Slade is undertaking PhD research exploring the role of conflict resolution processes and dialogue in addressing tensions between communities in the UK. In this talk he discusses ‘Faith, conflict resolution and peace building in Community Cohesion’ at the iCoCo ESRC seminar series on ‘Does faith have a role in Community Cohesion?’
12/02/2010 - Far Right Politics - Matthew Goodwin
Matthew Goodwin, an ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, discusses far right politics and the BNP. Recorded at iCoCo on the 25th February 2009
12/02/2010 - The role of the media in cohesion - Nick Carter
Nick Carter is a former editor of the Leicester Mercury and is currently Executive Chairman of of Prospect Leicestershire- an economic development company for Leicester. In this talk, recorded on the 21st April 2009, he discusses the role of the media in community cohesion.
03/02/2010 - Promoting Intercultural Dialogue - Panel Discussion
Martin Davidson (Chief Executive of the British Council), Shahid Malik (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government), Mike Hardy (Director of Intercultural Dialogue British Council) and Ted Cantle (Executive Chair of iCoCo) speak at the launch of the Intercultural dialogue online resource guide. This event took place on the 3rd February 2010.
10/11/2009 - What role does humour play in diversity and cohesion? - Professor Ted Cantle
Ted Cantle discusses 10 racist/faithist/sexist/disablist jokes and asks: What role does humour play in diversity and cohesion?
19/10/2008 - 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.
19/10/2008 - 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.
19/10/2008 - Community Cohesion and Local Government - Richard Kemp
Richard Kemp, deputy chair of the LGA, discusses community cohesion from a local government perspective.
19/10/2008 - 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.