Friday, 1 March 2013

Black and Asian Britain seminars

Institute of Commonwealth Studies, in conjunction with the Black & Asian Studies Association

Black and Asian Britain seminars

Senate House, University of London, Russell Square, London WC1 
6 to 7.30 pm,
Everyone is welcome. You do not have to pre-book/register.

5 March (room G35,  ground floor)

Julian Simpson, University of Manchester

Racism, heterophobia and the structural impact of South Asian doctors on the development of British General Practice (c. 1948 - c. 1983)' 
This talk will outline how the actions of South Asian doctors working within a discriminatory environment facilitated the delivery of one of the key aims of the NHS when it was
established: the provision of primary care to those who could least afford it.

4 April, room G22, ground floor)

Marika Sherwood, Institute of Commonwealth Studies

World War II: Colonies and Colonials
WWII was won by the UK. Right? Wrong! Without the manifold contributions by and from the colonies, Britain could not have won. My new book explores their contributions and political activism in the colonies and in Britain during the war.

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