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Festival of Politics 2018: Prejudice - Free Your Mind!

  • The Scottish Parliament Horse Wynd Edinburgh EH99 1SP (map)

Why are some people deemed viable targets of abuse on the basis of faith, race, sexual orientation, disability and gender? How can political organisations and civil society challenge institutionalised discrimination when it pervades public bodies from schools to the labour market? Join chair Patrick Harvie MSP, Deputy Convener, Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee, and panellists Professor Neil Chakraborti, Criminologist, University of Leicester; Dr Maureen McBride, University of Glasgow and co-author of No Problem Here: Understanding Racism in ScotlandGhizala Avan, Regional Manager, Amina, the Muslim Women’s Resource Centre and Talat Yaqoob, equality campaigner, to debate the counter-attack to prejudice.

Tickets are £6/£4 and are available from the Festival of Politics booking page.