Reuben Message

Reuben Message is currently a Doctoral candidate in sociology at the London School of Economics.
Reuben worked at Counterpoint until 2012.  

He has contributed to a number of Counterpoint initiatives, including the UK-India  project, as well as helping to develop the Counterpoint offer and other aspects of organisational development. Previously, he has worked as a researcher for the Intercultural and Diversity Studies centre at the University of Cape Town.


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Historic errors set in stone

Public monuments seem to have become the lightning rod of our cultural wars: from Robert E Lee, to Cecil Rhodes, to intimations that Nelson...


Developing a new language of persuasion: Counterpoint’s workshops on framing

With public distrust of expertise at an all-time high, and an increasing demand for transparency, the messages of carefully constructed campaigns can easily fail...

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Europe’s riddle: Migration, community experiences and public opinion

Counterpoint examines the local experience of migration and integration across five European countries in light of continuing migration into Europe. Our research in Sweden,...