Just thought I’d pass on details of the following speaking engagments if they are of any use/ interest:

Fri May 11th at MMU, Manchester 4pm – 7.30

Multiple Generosities Salon: Challenging the Declining Community Thesis: Considerations from Michel Maffesoli’s Neo-Tribalism”, FREE entry, more info here http://www.hssr.mmu.ac.uk/annual-research-programme/2011-12-community/multiple-generosities-salon/

Wed 30 May, Hip Hop, Education and Identities, Institute of Education, London University, day conference £20 Details here: http://mode.ioe.ac.uk/2012/03/12/hip-hop-education-and-identities/

Fri 15 June, Narratives of Suburbia, Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the University of Westminster Colloquium, FREE but must be booked at http://www.westminster.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/humanities/archive/2012/narratives-of-suburbia

Am also in Turkey this week at a workshop of the Dialogue Society on multiculturalism in Istanbul:
http://www.dialoguesociety.org/birmingham-forthcoming/687-academic-workshop-call-for-papers-spotlight-on-multiculturalism.html but very short notice I know and registrations are closed. Hope to report back though so watch this space…