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RC05 Racism, Nationalism, Indigeneity and Ethnicity


To encourage research on Racism, Nationalism, Indigeneity and Ethnicity; to evaluate policies and explore strategies aimed at eradicating racial discrimination and unequal treatment based on ethnicity; and to provide a forum for discussion and dissemination of research in these fields.

To know more about the history of RC05, go to Bulletin 30 (1982), pp. 16-17.

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Board 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

President Helma LUTZ, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany,
Membership Secretary Martina BOESE, La Trobe University, Australia,
Corresponding Secretary Claudia TAZREITER, Linköping University, Sweden,
Treasurers Andrew SPORLE, University of Auckland, New Zealand, (2021-2023)
Rochelle COTE, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, (2021-2023)
Newsletter Umut EREL, The Open University, United Kingdom,
Communications Karim MURJI, University of West London, United Kingdom
Early Career Researchers Rhoda Elizabeth REDDOCK, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Forum in Porto Alegre Azril BACAL ROIJ, Uppsala University, Sweden
Co-opted Board Members Luisa SCHWARTZMAN, University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada (Forum in Porto Alegre)
Andrew SPORLE, University of Auckland, New Zealand (World Congress in Melbourne)
Waqas TUFAIL, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Ex-officio Board Members - Past Presidents Heribert ADAM, Simon Fraser University, Canada 
Michael BANTON, United Kingdom, In Memoriam
Ann DENIS, University of Ottawa, Canada, In Memoriam
Christine INGLIS, University of Sydney, Australia
Kogila MOODLEY, University of British Columbia, Canada
Peter RATCLIFFE, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Georgina TSOLIDIS, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Australia
Nira YUVAL-DAVIS, University of East London, United Kingdom

Program Coordinators for XX ISA World Congress 2023 are:
Helma LUTZ,
Andrew SPORLE,
Martina BOESE,
Rochelle COTE,


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