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A Post-Genomic Surprise: the molecular reinscription of race in science, law and medicine

The British Journal of Sociology 2014 Annual Public Lecture

Professor Duster will analyse the resurgence of the idea that racial taxonomies deployed to explain complex social behaviours and outcomes have a biological and
genetic basis.

Troy Duster is Chancellor’s Professor at the Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at University of California, Berkeley and Emeritus Silver Professor of Sociology at New York University.

Nigel Dodd is Professor of Sociology at LSE.


Professor Troy Duster | talks
Chair: Professor Nigel Dodd | talks


Date and Time:

6 November 2014 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Sheikh Zayed Theatre (New Academic Building, LSE)
54 Lincoln's Inn Fields

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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