DAY/ DATE SEMINAR TOPICS
13 May 2019 (Monday)
1000 – 1130hrs: Western Concepts/ Western Problems? Multiculturalism and the Portability of Conceptions and Solutions
15 May 2019 (Wednesday)
1000 – 1130hrs: Secularism and the Governance of Religious Diversity
17 May 2019 (Friday)
1000 – 1130hrs: Multicultural Nationalism
Tariq Modood is Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy and the founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship at the University of Bristol and the co-founder of the international journal, Ethnicities. He has held over 40 grants and consultancies, has over 35 (co-)authored and (co-)edited books and reports and over 200 articles and chapters. He was a Robert Schuman Fellow at the European University Institute for part of 2013-15, a ‘Thinker in Residence’ at the Royal Academy of Flanders, Brussels in 2017.
He is highly committed to public engagement. His work is frequently cited by policy-makers and practitioners and on several occasions has influenced policy. His impact case study, ‘Influencing law, policy and public discourse on the accommodation of Muslims in Britain’ was one of three collectively ranked as 3rd in the UK by the Sociology 2014 REF.
He was awarded a MBE for services to social sciences and ethnic relations in 2001, made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2004 and elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2017. He served on the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain, the National Equality Panel, and the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life.
His latest books include Essays on Secularism and Multiculturalism (2019); and as co-editor Multiculturalism Rethought (2015), Multiculturalism and Interculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines (2016) and The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Problems, Asian Challenges (2017). His website is tariqmodood.com.