What Science Tells us about Race and Racism

The Royal Institution You can also download this talk as a podcast. Listen here, or search Ri Science Podcast in your app of choice: https://soundcloud.com/royal-institut… An evidence-based discussion of the controversial topic of race, as science sees it. Do races even exist, biologically? Adam Rutherford hosts a panel of experts, including Kenan Malik, Aoife McLysaght and Heidi Mirza. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Heidi Mirza is Professor of Race, Faith & Culture at the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths University. Her work focuses on gender, race, faith and culture using postcolonial and black feminist theoretical frameworks. Kenan Malik is a writer, lecturer and broadcaster. His latest book is ‘The Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics.’ He also writes on his blog Pandaemonium, which welcomes debate from anyone. Aoife McLysaght is a professor in the Molecular Evolution Lab at the Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin. She also spends a lot of time communicating her work to the public. Watch Aoife’s discourse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJm5j… and short films: https://youtu.be/ru7Wyt778QQ The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Our editorial policy: http://www.rigb.org/home/editorial-po… Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://bit.ly/RiNewsletter

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