The Lionel Blue Lecture
Diversity. Inclusion. Politics & Ethics.

Trevor Phillips OBE

Dr Keith Kahn-Harris

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Trevor Phillips OBE

Trevor Phillips is a writer and television producer. He is the co-founder of the data analytics consultancy Webber Phillips, and Chairman of Green Park Interim and Executive Search.  In addition, he is Chairman of the global freedom of expression campaign charity Index on Censorship; a Senior Fellow at the Policy Exchange think tank; and a Vice-President of the Royal Television Society. 

 

Trevor was the founding chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.  As President of the John Lewis Partnership Council until 2018, his was the first external appointment to the position since 1928.  Trevor has been the recipient of several honorary doctorates, an OBE and was awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur by the French Government.

Dr Keith Kahn-Harris

Keith is a senior lecturer on the Faculty at Leo Baeck College. With a background in sociology, Keith is a prolific researcher and writer contributing to a large number of academic and non-academic publications as well national newspapers. Having conducted research in the British Jewish community for many years, he has also contributed to debates about racism and antisemitism. 

 

Last year, he published his sixth book Strange Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and the Politics of Diversity. Keith also finds time to be an Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck College and he directs the European Jewish Research Archive at the Institute for Jewish Policy Research.

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