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Stuart Hall (1932-2014)

A tribute to the leading cultural theorist Stuart Hall, who died this week. Laurie Taylor explores his life, influence and legacy.

In memory of Stuart Hall: a special programme paying tribute to the leading cultural theorist and former director of the Birmingham Centre for Cultural Studies. A pioneer of 'multiculturalism', he documented the changing character of 'post Imperial' British society. Laurie Taylor is joined by Caspar Melville, Lecturer in Global Creative and Cultural Industries at SOAS, Baroness Lola Young and Jeremy Gilbert, editor of the journal, New Formations. They explore Stuart Hall's life, influence and legacy.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes

Caspar Melville

Lecturer in Global Creative and Cultural Industries at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London



Find out more about Dr Caspar Melville

Lola Young

Baroness Young of Hornsey, OBE, British actress, author, and Crossbench peer



Find out more about Lola Young


Windrush Echos (Soundings)
Gail Lewis, Baroness Lola Young (Editors)
Publisher: Lawrence & Wishart Ltd 
ISBN-10: 085315886X
ISBN-13: 978-0853158868

Jeremy Gilbert

Professor of Cultural and Political Theory and Editor of the journal New Formations



Find out more about Jeremy Gilbert



Common Ground: Democracy and Collectivity in an Age of Individualism
Publisher: Pluto Press (8 Nov 2013)
ISBN-10: 0745325327
ISBN-13: 978-0745325323

Ethnography Award

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These are now being reviewed by the judges for the Award, Professor Dick Hobbs, Professor Henrietta Moore, Dr Louise Westmarland, Professor Bev Skeggs. The Chair is Professor Laurie Taylor. (Please do not contact any judges directly).


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The finalists will be contacted by telephone early spring of 2014 and the winner of the Award will be announced at the BSA Annual Conference in April 2014.


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