Co-hosted by Birkbeck’s Postgraduate Reading Group and The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology in association with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism.
Amelia Gentleman, award-winning journalist, discusses the Windrush scandal and her role in exposing the government’s ‘hostile environment’ policy.
Amelia Gentleman is a reporter and author of The Windrush Betrayal, Exposing the Hostile Environment (Guardian Faber Publishing, 2019). For her Windrush investigations she won numerous awards, including: the Amnesty International Impact Award; National Press Awards, Cudlipp Award for Campaign of the Year; British Journalism Awards, Journalist of the Year; and London Press Club, Print Journalist of the Year.
The Pears Institute is the only centre in the UK, and one of just two in Europe, whose mission is to promote understanding of antisemitism.