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Social and Historical Studies lecturer gives keynote speech to European media conference

9 December 2011

Dr Ben Pitcher gave a keynote speech on Friday 2 December to the Diaspora, Migration and Media section of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), at the University of Maynooth, Ireland.

Titled 'Thinking beyond racism in race theory', Dr Pitcher's paper set out a new critical paradigm in theorizing race that moves beyond a judgmental paradigm of praise or blame.

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