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In Conversation With…Angela Saini and Louise Archer

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Angela Saini is a British science journalist, who presents science programmes on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Observer, The Times, New Scientist, Wallpaper, Vogue, New Humanist and The Economist among othersShe has won a number of national and international journalism awards. She has a Masters in Engineering from Oxford University. In 2012 she was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Her latest book, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong – and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story, was recently published by Harper Collins and Beacon Press. Angela will be speaking about the themes the book explores and what they mean for women in science.
Her first book, Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World, was published by Hodder & Stoughton in 2011, and became a bestseller in India.
Louise Archer is currently the Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education at the UCL Institue of Education and ispassionate about social justice approaches to education and to the potential for academic research to ‘make a difference’ to educational policy and practice.
Professor Archer’s primary research interests have been in identities and inequalities of ‘race’, gender and social class within compulsory and post-compulsory education. Her work encompasses research on Muslim pupils, the minority ethnic middle classes, British Chinese pupils, urban young people and schooling, widening participation in higher education and inequalities in science participation. She also has an interest in feminist theory and methodology.
Please do join us for another interesting and lively debate! Further conversation and networking over drinks following the event.

Details

Start:
February 13 @ 7:00 pm
End:
February 13 @ 8:30 pm

Venue

Roberts Building G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT
Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JE United Kingdom
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