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Racism, policing and the politics of surveillance: video recording

Here the video recording of SSAHE’s second webinar with Gracie Mae Bradley, Adam Elliott-Cooper and Maya Goodfellow. The webinar was recorded on 6 July 2020. The webinar is chaired by Bahriye Kemal and Nando Sigona.

About our speakers:

Gracie Mae Bradley is Policy and Campaigns Manager at Liberty where she leads strategy and campaigns across policing, immigration, counter-terror, and surveillance. She is also on the Ada Lovelace Institute ‘Rethinking Data’ Working Group and the defenddigitalme Advisory Council.

Dr Adam Elliott-Cooper is a research associate in Sociology at University of Greenwich. His research focuses on geography and spatial theory, social movements and activism, anti-racism and British policing in Britain and its colonies. Recent publications include ‘Our Life is a Struggle’: Gender, Respectability and Black Resistance, and The struggle that cannot be named: violence, space and the re-articulation of anti-racism in post-Duggan Britain. He sits on the board of The Monitoring Group, an anti-racist organisation challenging state racisms and racial violence.

Dr Maya Goodfellow is a writer, academic and broadcast commentator. She has written for a range of publications including the New York Times and Guardian. Maya is the author of Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats (Verso, 2019). She holds a PhD from SOAS, University of London where she examined race and processes of racialisation in British international development discourse. She is a trustee of the Runnymede Trust, an independent race equality think tank.

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