A panel of authors and journalists come together to discuss the disturbing re-emergence of scientific research into racial differences.
Nationalism is on the rise and it’s perhaps no coincidence that dangerously divisive race science has seen a re-emergence in recent times.
British science journalist Angela Saini’s 'Superior: The Return of Race Science', published earlier this year, tells the story of the persistent thread of belief in biological racial differences. It has been described as ‘a wake-up call for those who believe science is always objective and apolitical’.
This discussion brings together Angela and a panel of acclaimed authors and journalists to discuss the roots of race science and to what extent it is on the rise in 2019. The conversation will place a particular focus on intelligence and sport, and how questionable science has been used to misrepresent the abilities of different ethnic groups in these areas.
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Reserve tickets at this website2019-08-28 19:30 2019-08-28 19:30 Europe/London What does race science look like in the 21st century? A panel of authors and journalists come together to discuss the disturbing re-emergence of scientific research into racial differences. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/08/28/what-does-race-science-look-like-in-the-21st-century-209133 Science Museum,Exhibition Road, London, London,