Tag Archives: Britain

Narrating the Road to, and Reality of, Multicultural Britain

This article follows the series on Art and nationalism. Two specific exhibits in London’s galleries have sought to tell the story of  the emergence of multicultural Britain, depicting a nation which journeyed through slavery, its abolition and the recognition of … Continue reading

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Interview with Inga Fraser from the National Portrait Gallery

SEN Journal: Online Exclusives is excited to bring you the latest feature for our current theme on nationalism, ethnicity and art.  We are pleased to present this exclusive interview with Inga Fraser, Assistant Curator of the Contemporary and Later 20th … Continue reading

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Art and Nationalism in London Museums: Representing Britain

This series examines how pieces of art in London museums speak to or about nationalism by representing or commenting on ‘the nation’. It presents an opportunity for the reader to not only consider the topic in relation to established artists … Continue reading

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How Easy Is It To ‘Be British’? Interview With Tariq Modood

In his new book, Still Not Easy Being British: Struggles for a Multicultural Citizenship (Trentham, 2010), Professor Tariq Modood sets forth a concept of multiculturalism based on liberal citizenship, moderate secularism and an inclusive idea of what it is to … Continue reading

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Fascism And Antisemitism: How Closely Linked? Interview With Daniel Tilles

Daniel Tilles, a PhD student in history at Royal Holloway, University of London, has co-edited a new collection of articles, Fascism and the Jews: Italy and Britain (Vallentine Mitchell, 2011). Through comparative examination of the use of antisemitism by fascists … Continue reading

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A New Pragmatic Debate on Multiculturalism: David Cameron And Professor Tariq Modood

(Picture Property of Getty Images) Prime Minister David Cameron has started the ball rolling on a new debate on the relationship between multiculturalism and political extremism. His criticism of “state multiculturalism” on February 5 triggered a round of fresh discussion … Continue reading

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