Past and present of the IRR

July 2, 2015 — News

Written by IRR News Team

Two videos from the IRR’s recent conference Catching History on the Wing, which celebrated the work of the IRR and A. Sivanandan, are now available to view.

The first session examined the ‘coup’ in 1972 which ousted the IRR’s rich and powerful Management Board and its monopoly on defining ‘race relations’, is available here.

The second session, which showed how the lessons of that struggle were still employed today, launched two reports on deaths in custody in the UK and the deaths of asylum seekers and migrants in Europe. It is available here.

Related links

Watch the videos on IRR News’ You Tube Channel

Read Eddie Bruce Jones’ blog on ‘Why do we count the dead?

Watch a short film, Building on communities of dissent, based on Sivanandan’s recorded postscript to the conference, here.

IRR News: Living to tell the tale

Many thanks to Frank Huang of Dida Media for filming the event for Sage Publications.

The Institute of Race Relations is precluded from expressing a corporate view: any opinions expressed are therefore those of the authors.

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