Survey by Qualaroo

David Goodhart - The Immigration Debate

Friday 17 May 2013, 17:45 to 19:15

David Goodhart, director of Demos, argues that liberal thinking on immigration has in recent years promoted two contradictory ideals.

In his new book the British Dream David Goodhart, director of Demos, argues that liberal thinking on immigration has in recent years promoted two contradictory ideals: ‘solidarity’ – we are unified by a common purpose – and ‘diversity’ – everyone is different. For some time, he shows, the promotion of diversity in government policy has won out over the promotion of solidarity. Yet in these times of recession and austerity, progressive thinkers need to promote social solidarity, which will require, he argues, a period of low net immigration, and a new kind of civic pride and patriotism. Following his talk David will discuss the issues raised with Sunder Katwala, director of the identity and integration think tank British Future, and Nazek Ramadan, director, Migrant Voice.

Events and Exhibitions
March 2017
March
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
All events Archive
Thursday 23 March 2017

Galleries 11am-6pm

Shop 11am-6pm

Cafe 10am-8pm

Reading Room 11am-6pm

This event is part of Bristol Festival of Ideas
More from this series
Tracey Thorn - Bedsit Disco Queen Tracey Thorn - Bedsit Disco Queen
Wednesday 15 May 2013, 16:15 to 17:15
Shop
#ShopLoves #ShopLoves