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John Preston

Professor of Sociology at University of Essex

John Preston is Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex and an ESRC leadership fellow in Crime, Conflict and Security Research.  John’s research is on disasters and existential threat with relation to social inequalities, particularly in term of race and class.  His latest book is “Grenfell Tower: Preparedness, Race and Disaster Capitalism’ (2019).  He is currently Co-I on an EPSRC project looking at the consequences of AI and robotics in factories of the future (‘Chatty Factories’).

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New formations of whiteness in education

21 Sep 2020 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

#WhitenessinEducation Online event – pre-registration essential CRT (Critical Race Theory) and CWS (Critical Whiteness Studies) have revolutionised the ways in which race has been theorised,...

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