The persistence and prevalence of racial harassment and the impact on health

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Workshop

Event for policy makers and the third sector which showcased new findings on the prevalence and persistence of race hate and harassment, and their impact on health. This event was hosted by the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER).

This event for policy makers and the third sector showcased new findings on the prevalence and persistence of race hate and harassment, and their impact on health.

Dr Alita Nandi and Dr Renee Luthra presented the results of their research with a question and answer session, followed by an open-floor discussion on the broader context of ethnic minority health inequalities and harassment. The research was funded by the ESRC under its Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (SDAI).

Programme

10.00-10.30 Welcome & intro (Professor Shamit Saggar, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research, University of Essex)

10.30-11.30 Key findings including 20 min Q&A (Dr Alita Nandi, Dr Renee Luthra)

11.30-11.45 Break

11.45-12.45 Evidence, Insights and Experience – roundtable discussion (chaired by Professor Shamit Saggar)

12.45-13.00 Closing remarks (Professor Michaela Benzeval, Director of Understanding Society)

13.00-13.30 Lunch

About the organiser

The ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC) is a multidisciplinary centre, promoting collaboration between economists, sociologists and other social scientists. MiSoC is based at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex.