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BSA Race, Ethnicity and Migration Stream semi-plenary & CFP update

We would like to remind everyone about the BSA Race, Ethnicity and Migration Stream CFP for the BSA Annual Conference 2015: Societies in Transition: Progression or Regression. Glasgow, 15-17 April 2015.

STREAM SUB-PLENARY:
We (Ipek and Aaron) submitted a proposal for a Stream Sub-Plenary earlier in the year. There are only 12 stream sub-plenaries allocated during the BSA annual conference and we are pleased to let you know that our proposal was accepted. It will be on ‘Race, Ethnicity and Racism in Scotland’ and the speakers will be Professor Satnam Virdee (Glasgow) and Dr Gina Netto (Heriot-Watt). We look forward to a great event that not only addresses our stream and study group themes, but engages with the host city and Scotland at a very interesting time – post-referendum. Hope you are able to attend. Date/Time/Room details TBC.

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**Race, Ethnicity and Migration Stream CFP**

We are pleased to announce the first inaugural Race, Ethnicity and Migration Stream at the BSA Annual Conference 2015 at Glasgow, 15-17 April 2015, and would like to invite abstracts for papers/presentations. Abstract due date is 17 Oct. 2014. The call is open, but would particularly welcome abstracts related to the conference theme of ‘Societies in Transition’ and in the following areas related to race, ethnicity and/or migration:

• Theory
• Racialisation
• Research Methods
• Identities
• Racism, Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and Xenophobia
• Anti-racism
• Migration and Migrants
• Asylum and Refugees
• Diaspora
• Transnationalism
• Citizenship
• Gender and Sexualities
• Intersectionality
• Education
• Youth
• Popular Culture
• Sport
• Crime and Criminal Justice
• Far Right and Hate Groups
• Austerity
• Post-colonialism/Decoloniality
• Social Change
• Scotland

The stream will be made up of two sub-streams/strands: Race and Ethnicity and Diaspora, Migration and Transnationalism, which corresponds to the two study groups involved in the coordination of the stream. Please state on your abstract submission form the stream name and whether you would like to be considered for:

1. Race and Ethnicity
2. Diaspora, Migration and Transnationalism
3. Either/Both

For more info on the conference and how to submit abstracts:
http://www.britsoc.co.uk/events/conference/

If you have any questions about the stream, please contact the stream co-ordinators:

Aaron Winter (co-convenor of the Race and Ethnicity Study Group): A.Winter@uel.ac.uk

Ipek Demir (co-convenor of the Diaspora, Migration and Transnationalism Study Group): id34@le.ac.uk

If you have any questions about the conference and submission process, please contact the BSA Events Team at: events@britsoc.org.uk