SOAS University of London

Experts to explore Malcolm X legacy on anniversary

20 February 2012
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Leading academics will join SOAS students on Tuesday 21 February to explore the legacy and vision of Malcolm X and mark 47 years since his assassination.

The student organisers have teamed up with the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, in New York, to host a lecture exploring his misunderstood legacy.

The event will explore his vision, his evolution and his achievements.

The panel will include:

  • Paul Gilroy, Professor of Social Theory at LSE and writer of the introduction of the autobiography of Malcolm X
  • Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University
  • Zead Ramadan from the Malcolm X and Dr Betty Shabazz Center.


It will be held in the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre on 21 February from 7.30-9.30pm.

Unfortunately, registration for this event is now full. The event will be streamed live at: http://www.soas.ac.uk/cems/events/21feb2012-the-legacy-of-malcolm-x.html