Peter Hennessy, Jane Alison and Farhan Samanani: "Post-war/post-Covid"

  • Date: Feb 28, 2022
  • Time: 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  • Speaker: Farhan Samanani (MPI-MMG)
  • Location: Podcast
  • Host: BBC radio
Peter Hennessy, Jane Alison and Farhan Samanani: "Post-war/post-Covid"
Peter Hennessy, Jane Alison and Farhan Samanani discuss Britain post-war and post-Covid, with Helen Lewis.


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In a damning report commissioned by the NHS Race and Health Observatory earlier this month, it was revealed that minority ethnic patients suffered overwhelming inequalities. If we are to rethink our social safety net after Covid, diversity will need to be at its heart, but the anthropologist Farhan Samanani is concerned that increasingly ‘difference’ is being seen as a threat to societal cohesion. He has undertaken field research in the north London area of Kilburn – one of the most diverse in the UK. In How To Live With Each Other he explores the capacity of people to connect across divides and cultivate common ground.

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