News and Updates

This section provides the latest news and updates for the Unit for DICE.
The revenge of the street-fighting Euro-sceptics

The revenge of the street-fighting Euro-sceptics

John Williams from DICE comments on politics, hooliganism and policing at the 2016 Euro football in France.

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ERASMUS project: The development of ethics code for grassroots sports

ERASMUS project: The development of ethics code for grassroots sports

John Williams from DICE and colleagues from a local grassroots football club, AFC Barwell, involved in development of ethics app for grassroots sports clubs.

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John Williams on Euro 2016 violence

John Williams on Euro 2016 violence

On 13 June 2016 John Williams was interviewed for BBC World News about spectator problems following the clashed between English and Russian fans last 11 June 2016.

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'Muhammad Ali changed the way we see sport. There will never be another'

'Muhammad Ali changed the way we see sport. There will never be another'

John Williams has written an article for the Leicester Mercury about the legacy left behind by the boxing heavyweight Muhammad Ali.

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The effects of Leicester City Football Club’s success

The effects of Leicester City Football Club’s success

John Williams shares his views on the effects of Leicester City Football Club’s success to Leicester City and to the University of Leicester.

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Presentation at the second meeting of the Erasmus Ethics 4 Sports project

Presentation at the second meeting of the Erasmus Ethics 4 Sports project

John Williams presented a report at the second meeting of the Erasmus Ethics 4 Sports project last 6th June 2016.

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The positive impact of Leicester City's success on tackling racism

The positive impact of Leicester City's success on tackling racism

John Williams comments about racism in football and Leicester City's recent triumph in the Premier League, in his recent interview with Faiza Bashir on the Drive Time programme of the Voice of Islam radio station.

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Government interactions and policies on refugees and asylum seekers

Government interactions and policies on refugees and asylum seekers

The Unit for DICE and the Leicester Migration Network hosted a successful research seminar focussing on government interactions and policies on refugees and asylum seekers.

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Mental Health and Cultural Diversity International Conference

The Unit for DICE and University of Leicester sponsored the Mental Health and Cultural Diversity International Conference last 22 - 24 June 2016.

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Unit for DICE teamed up with the Department of Media & Communications

Unit for DICE teamed up with the Department of Media & Communications

The Unit for DICE and the Department of Media and Communication held a successful lecture about diversity and equal opportunities in the news and broadcasting industry.

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The effects of Leicester City's success

The effects of Leicester City's success

John Williams comments on the effects of Leicester City's success.

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John Williams from DICE comments on football fans and referees

John Williams from DICE comments on football fans and referees

John Williams from DICE comments on the pressures and pleasures of being a fan in critical moments – and why we need always to offer our support to referees.

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Different in the same way? Accommodating language, culture and disability in refugee procedures

How do government and non-government authorities understand and accommodate diversity in their interactions with refugees and asylum seekers?

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Leicester - the city that made the football club

Leicester - the city that made the football club

DICE academics comment on diversity and inclusion issues around football in Leicester for the Financial Times as Leicester City FC move ever closer to their inaugural Premier League title

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DICE Co-Director Surinder Sharma appointed as High Sheriff of Leicestershire

DICE Co-Director Surinder Sharma appointed as High Sheriff of Leicestershire

The Unit for DICE's co-director Professor Surinder Sharma was introduced as the new High Sheriff of Leicestershire last 8th April 2016.

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How can we address discrimination in sports?

How can we address discrimination in sports?

John Williams of Unit for DICE discussed how we can address discrimination in sports.

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LCFC and a new generation of local South Asian fans?

LCFC and a new generation of local South Asian fans?

John Williams from DICE argues that Leicester City might be on the verge or recruiting a new generation of local South Asian fans.

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Diversity in the News

Vidar Hjardeng MBE, a Diversity Consultant for ITV News, will deliver a seminar on diversity and equal opportunities in News and Current Affairs.

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