multiculturalism

  • 29 Aug 2014

    As international tensions affect relations between communities at home, an arts programme in Shoreditch is seeking to bring people from different backgrounds together.

  • 29 Nov 2013

    The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is organising a 'Scotland Against Racism' march for St Andrew's Day, Saturday 30 November 2013, which will be joined by trade unionists, community groups and people of all faiths and none.

  • 13 Aug 2012

    Something unlooked for has happened over the last two weeks. Many of us have been turned from Olympic scepticism towards – if not an entirely uncritical enthusiasm – a frame of mind which acknowledges it has caught a glimpse of the kind of society which we could be, and has taken inspiration from it.

  • 23 Jul 2011

    The recent horrific terror attacks in Norway seem to have been occasioned in part by the rise of fearful far-right movements which use Christian language as part of their guise. The answer to these should not be accommodation, says Simon Barrow, but an attempt to build robust civic alliances for social justice and against racism and xenophobia.

  • 13 Mar 2011

    We need to search beyond politicians’ construction of multiculturalism, says Professor Robert Jackson. Research shows a much more complex picture of the ‘multicultural’ nature of society and of cultural relations, with constantly changing, complex and heterogeneous cultural groupings, exhibiting much diversity and some tension over issues such as identity. Religion, and our understanding of it, remains vital to all of this, not least within our schools. So where is it in PM David Cameron's vision and policy?

  • 9 Mar 2011

    A senior educationist has said that good quality teaching about the religions and beliefs is vital for the development of shared understandings and positive citizenship practices in a plural society.

  • 8 Mar 2011

    A leading educationalist says PM David Cameron needs to recognise the importance of religion and belief education in building a truly multicultural society.

  • 11 Feb 2011

    Politicians, artists, academics, trade unionists and religious figures have strongly disputed David Cameron's declaration that multiculturalism has failed.

  • 12 Nov 2008

    Dr David Feldman explores the notion of citizenship in its different aspects, so that our popular notions of citizenship might be placed in dialogue with more theoretical treatements of the concept, a

  • 15 Jan 2008

    This conference takes encounter and intersection as its frame.