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Timetable

ALL LECTURE SLIDES/RECORDINGS, SEMINAR QUESTIONS,
AND READING LISTS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE MODULE'S MOODLE PAGE

Term

Week

Lecture Topic

Seminar Topic

Autumn Term 1 **NO LECTURE OR SEMINAR - ALL 30 CATS MODULES BEGIN IN WEEK 2 FOR 2020-21**
2

Introduction: Concepts and Historical Perspectives

Studying Race, Ethnicity, and Migration

3

Nineteenth-Century Irish Migration

Debates around 'Irish Integration'

4

Jewish Migrants from Eastern Europe

Jewish East London: The ‘Promised Land’?

5

‘Undesirable Immigrants’: The Aliens Act 1905

Immigration Controls and Registration

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

1919: Riots, Racism, and Resistance in Imperial Britain

The Road to Seaport Violence

8

National Unity? British Identity in the ‘People’s War’

Britain and the Second World War

9

Postwar Migration and the Empire Windrush

West Indian Migration

10

The Empire Strikes Back: Commonwealth Migration

Migration from Asia

Christmas Vacation

Spring Term 1

The 1958 Nottingham and Notting Hill Racist Riots

Relations with the British Labour Movement

2

A Package Deal? Immigration Controls
and Race Relations Acts

Legislating for ‘Good Race Relations’

3

‘Rivers of Blood’: Enoch Powell and
British Identity in the 1960s

‘Enoch is Right’? How Representative were Powell’s Views?

4

The National Front and Radical Right

*Essay Workshop*

5

Anti-Racism, Asian Youth Movements
and British Black Power

Violent and Non-Violent Protest

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

Uprisings or ‘Sheer Criminality’? The 1980s ‘Riots’

‘Riots on the Television’: Media Representations
of Racial Disturbances

8

Devolution: Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and England

Devolution

9

Stephen Lawrence and Institutionalised Racism

The Macpherson Report

10

‘Coming over Here, Taking our Jobs…’:
The Media and Immigration

How has Press Coverage of Immigration Changed?

Easter Vacation

Summer Term

1

Islamophobia

Islamophobic Violence

2

‘Black Lives Matter everywhere’: Transnational Resistance

Deaths in Police Custody

3

Concluding Session: ‘Britishness’ after Brexit?

Revision session