London Race Riots

During the post WW2 period Britain experienced significant levels of immigration, especially from the Caribbean (Peach, 1967). For an array of reasons, many Caribbean and African migrants gravitated to London in their search for permanent settlement. During the 1950s, areas such as Notting Hill and Brixton soon became centres of black settlement (Matera, 2015). The

Polish Migrants in London

Introduction The construct of the contemporary city can be perceived as a palimpsest; like a parchment, it is a site where intricate inscriptions are written, erased and re-written. While some inscriptions fade, new ones emerge, and through ‘a process of layering- of erasure and superimposition’ (Dillon 2007: 12), a thick fusion of complex strata that