Reflecting and Remembering: The Work of Stuart Hall


Thursday 8th May 2 – 5.45pm, large Lecture Theatre, Jubilee Building, University of Sussex, Falmer.

FREE event, all welcome.

2pm: Screening of John Akomfrah’s film: THE STUART HALL PROJECT

4pm: Panel Discussion of Stuart Hall’s work and legacy with


Organised by Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies, Sussex University


Avtar Brah is Professor Emerita of Sociology, Birkbeck College, London. Her books include Cartographies of Diaspora: Contesting Identities; Hybridity and Its Discontents: Politics, Science, Culture (edited with Annie Coombes); Thinking Identities: Racism, Ethnicity and Culture and Global Futures: Migration, Environment and Globalization (both edited with Mary Hickman and Mairtin Mac an Ghail). She is the Feminist Review Collective’s longest serving member; Feminist Review 100 was inspired by her 1999 article: ‘The scent of memory: strangers, our own, others’ and included a piece by Stuart Hall: ‘Avtar Brah’s cartographies: moment, method, meaning’.


David Morley began his career at the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, working with Stuart Hall, and is now Professor of Communications, Goldsmiths College, London. He is the author of Everyday TV: Nationwide (with Charlotte Brunsdon); The Nationwide Audience; Family Television; Television, Audiences and Cultural Studies; Spaces of Identity (with Kevin Robins); Stuart Hall: Critical Dialogues in Cultural Studies (co-edited with Kuan Hsing Chen); British Cultural Studies (with Kevin Robins) Home Territories: Media, Mobility and Identity; Media and Cultural Theory (edited with James Curran) and Media, Modernity and Technology: The Geography of the New.


Nirmal Puwar is Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Goldsmiths College, London. She is the author of Space Invaders: race, gender and bodies out of place, and has led several creative collaborative projects, including ‘Noise of the Past’, a public intervention in war and memory, launched in Coventry Cathedral on the 8th November 2008. She is Director of the Methods lab at Goldsmiths and co-editor with Les Back of Live Methods. She recently published a reflection on the significance of Stuart Hall as a public intellectual and in her own personal development in Open Democracy.