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Nasar Meer
Professor in SSPS, Edinburgh University. RSE Research Fellow. PI of and Editor in Chief of Identities. Tweets in personal capacity
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UncoverED 8h
Replying to @GKBhambra
Dr Annie Wardlaw Jagannadham studied in Edinburgh 1888-1890, was the first Indian woman to get a diploma at a British university after passing the “Scottish Triple” & was the first Indian woman to practice medicine in Scotland. Obituary is available here:
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Identities Journal 11h
From Identities' Most Cited: 'Seeing beyond an ‘ enclave’: the time/space of Manchester ' by Elena Barabantseva:
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Lydia Datt studied at the Edinburgh School of Medicine for Women, 1895-1897. She was the third Indian woman to study there, and the second Indian woman to practice medicine in Scotland, working for several months as House Surgeon at the Edinburgh Hospital for Women in 1897.
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School of Social & Political Science Edinburgh 16h
Chrystal Macmillan PhD Studentship Chrystal Macmillan was a pioneering campaigner for social justice and the first woman graduate from the University of Edinburgh in science. Closing date: Mon 3 Feb 2020. More info and application details.
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School of Social & Political Science Edinburgh 17h
Macqueen Scholarship One award covering tuition fees for a MSc by Research on offer applicants for the MSc by Research in Social and Political Science. Closing date for applications Monday 3 Feb 2020. More information and applications details:
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Victoria Derbyshire Jan 23
Replying to @vicderbyshire
...breaking tonnes of original stories (which we were asked to do); attracting a working class, young, diverse audience that BBC radio & TV news progs just don’t reach (which we were asked to do); & smashing the digital figures (which we were asked to do) ... 2/3
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Omar Khan Jan 23
Until Britain learns to accept it has been a multi ethnic state, underpinned by racial inequalities of rights and treatmnet, for most of the past few centuries, we will struggle to understand why racism persists, or to consider the policies necessary to tackle it
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Lisa Tilley Jan 23
Vital listen to put 'free speech crisis' narratives in context - connects white genocide/replacement theorists, anti-vaxxers & flat earthers around common presentations of pseudoscience 1/
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Identities Journal Jan 23
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(((Dawn Butler))) Jan 23
Today I questioned the Government about the work of its Race Disparity Unit. Sadly, following this disappointing response, I still have no answers about what they are doing to address the shocking fact that there are no women of colour in the top civil service jobs.
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Antony Tiernan Jan 23
🚨🚨🚨 LIVE NOW! 🚨🚨🚨 Join + for a tweetchat all about ... How can the NHS improve the working lives of paramedics, emergency call handlers and other ambulance service staff? 🚑🚑🚑
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Samira Ahmed Jan 23
One of the best interviewers the BBC has and at the top of her game. Have always been a huge fan of . Just listen to this interview with an aggressive Saudi spokesman and marvel at her unflappability.. (from 9 min 20)
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Dr Zubaida Haque Jan 22
When no other producers were interested worked closely with and to bring the issue of children (born or raised in the UK) being denied British citizenship to the attention of the public.
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Alf Dubs Jan 22
It is bitterly disappointing that after a victory in the Lords the government have voted down my amendment in the Commons. What could be more humane than asking that unaccompanied child refugees stranded in Europe be able to join relatives in this country?
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UCU Edinburgh Jan 16
The Centre for South Asian Studies is organising a discussion on the crises in India surrounding the Citizenship Amendment Act and the ensuing violence on university campuses. Come to learn more & show solidarity with students & faculty in India who are facing violent repression!
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Runnymede Trust Jan 16
🗣️ "We are concerned about the increasingly hostile and inflammatory language used by parliamentarians to describe Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities." Runnymede is a signatory to this important letter written by our friends
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Dr Eddy, Ph.D. Jan 22
"If we are to assume the Shakespearean platitude 'the eyes are the windows of the soul', then it is not beyond our comprehension that images are carefully curated ideas over who or what is ‘seen’, and more importantly ‘how’ it is seen, and for whom" My blogpost for
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Ashley Cowburn Jan 22
Lisa Nandy isn’t take any prisoners on her tour of the media studios this morning.
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The British Academy Jan 21
Only one week left to apply to attend our UK-Netherlands symposium with on the Anthropocene, open to researchers in the humanities and social sciences. Travel, visas and accommodation will be covered:
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John Jackson Jan 21
New blog post. More nonsense from Race/IQ researchers. Repeating the same arguments they always do.
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