Michael Buerk chairs a live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories: combative, provocative and engaging,
Kenan Malik is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Department of Political, International and Policy Studies at the University of Surrey.
He was born in India, brought up in Manchester and now lives in London. He studied neurobiology (at the University of Sussex) and history and philosophy of science (at Imperial College, London).
For a number of years he was a research psychologist at the Centre for Research into Perception and Cognition (CRPC) at the University of Sussex. For the past decade, he has been an independent writer, lecturer, researcher and broadcaster. His books include The Meaning of Race (1996) and Man, Beast and Zombie (2000). His latest book "Strange Fruit: Why Both Sides are Wrong in the Race Debate" will be published in June 2008.