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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Re-imagining the Open Society in the Digital Age: A Bridges Project Position Paper

The guiding question for the 2019 Bridges Programme is a broad one: how can emerging digital societies support social well-being and liberal democracy? what...


The Italian Job:  learning to cope with populists?

We are at turning point in the way in which the mainstream deals with populists.   For those of us who have been studying...

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Bonne Année – Local realities of migration: emotions, institutions, conflict and cooperation

Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities across four European countries (France, Germany, Sweden and Italy), and here we set out...