Institute of Race Relations (IRR): CATCHING HISTORY ON THE WING

On 1 November 2008 the Institute of Race Relations shall be celebrating fifty years of its existence with a conference on anti-racism - past and future. The event will provide the chance both to celebrate IRR's achievements and have serious debates on the anti-racist struggles ahead with Lord Ouseley, Colin Prescod, A. Sivanandan, David Edgar, Victoria Brittain, Salma Yaqoob, Ruqayyah Collector, Arun Kundnani and Liz Fekete, among others.

Catching History on the Wing
on Saturday 1 November 2008, 1-6pm
at Mander Hall,
Hamilton House,
Mabledon Place,
London WC1H 9BD

The full agenda can be viewed here:

Tickets cost £10 waged, and can be ordered online at:, by phone with a credit card or by sending us a cheque in the post. A limited number of free tickets are available for the unwaged, but must be booked in advance.

Also to mark our 50th birthday, a collection of writings by A. Sivanandan, entitled Catching History on the Wing, is being published by Pluto Press. Advance copies can be purchased from the IRR now at a special price of £12, for a limited time only. For more information and to order your copy, go to


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