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Ben Gidley

Ben Gidley is an Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at COMPAS, primarily working on projects in the Citizenship and Belonging, Urban Change and Settlement, and Welfare clusters.

He has a PhD in Sociology from the University of London. His research has included ethnographic and policy-focused research on contemporary urban multiculture, and historical research on Jewish migrants in East London.

His research interests include the impact of new forms of diversity on local contexts in the UK; both new and old forms of intolerance and conviviality; and the politics of migrant citizenship and belonging, both today and historically.