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23 September 2021

Panel Talks & Workshops

Becoming your own champion, with Ramla Ali and Sabrina Elba

Boxer, humanitarian and model Ramla Ali introduces her new book ‘Not Without A Fight’

24 September 2021

Arts & Culture

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Notes on Writing

In her return to the Royal Festival Hall, Adichie discusses her most recent book, Notes on Grief, written following the death of her father

25 September 2021

Arts & Culture

Why Toni Morrison Matters

The visionary novelist and Nobel Laureate, is celebrated by writers Margaret Busby, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Nadifa Mohamed, chaired by Razia Iqbal

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Real Reads

Can you be Bamboozled by Jesus? Absolutely says Yvonne Orji

Unapologetically sharing her faith, the Emmy-nominated actress takes readers on a journey through the highs and lows, before entering her dreamland

Real Reads

Twice as Hard: Navigating Black Stereotypes and Creating Space For Success

While the world endeavours to become more inclusive, and businesses strive to eradicate discrimination, the book explores Black identity in the workplace

Real Reads

Housing, Welfare, and the Demonisation of Black Women

From the inception of the modern welfare state, Black people and Women were excluded from ideals of citizenship and Britishness

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Africa in Focus

COVID-19: The Looming Threat of the Third Wave

Political actors have been pushing a return to normalcy while millions of people are still at risk of dying under another wave

Africa in Focus

This Child of Mine: Part Two

You are my child. My special child. Not an in-between, just my child. I was not brave enough to stand up for you, but the people with you are your pillars

Africa in Focus

Why Multinational Corporations Do Not Build Economies or Cities

We can not sacrifice communities for the promises of commercial enterprise; our economies and our cities are built by people, not corporations

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Grad Zine

“Before Them, We” explores intergenerational West African relationships in Britain

‘Grief is not linear. I wasn’t an archivist in the way I am now to capture those memories, or those stories that she told or shared with me’

Grad Zine

Lament for Sheku Bayoh: ‘A collective grief so profound…’

The mythologising of Scottish history often presents the country as the harmed, often ignoring their ability to cause harm

Grad Zine

Thirteen Fragments: A Piercing, Powerful Portrayal of Pandemic Loss and Transformation

In this film, though her words engage with mundane, day to day living, they are underlined with an edge of the profound and the universal

My2Cents

International Students: New Graduate Route Launched

The government’s manifesto promised to implement a points-based immigration system, attracting the most highly qualified talent from across the globe

Arts & Culture

London Literature Festival 2021: Writers and Artists Explore Friendships and Encounters

This years event explores the theme of friendship through unmissable encounters with the writers and artists shaping our cultural life

Grant Funding News: August 2021

New grant funding opportunities over the coming months

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