‘Racism, Gender Violence and the Build up of a Prison Nation: The Case for For Feminist Abolition Politics’ by Birbeck School of Law

Wednesday 20th June 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ Room B34, Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Department of Criminology at Birbeck is pleased to welcome Dr. Beth Richie to give our annual criminology public lecture. Dr Richie’s presentation will focus on the ways that gender violence, systemic racism and criminalisation interact to…

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‘Voices of Young African Women’ by Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel

Friday 25th May 2018, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, 4 Merches Places, Cardiff CF11 6RD ‘Voices of Young African Women‘ is all about developing young African women as leaders of tomorrow and celebrating diverse African cultures in Wales. To celebrate Africa Day, the event led by Tuwezeshe fellows from Wales will bring to…

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“20 Questions and Answers on Black Europe” with Professor Stephen Small

Thursday 17th  May 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM @ Birmingham City University, Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD Professor Stephen Small, of African American Studies at University of California, Berkely, will be launching his new book ’20 Questions and Answers on Black Europe’. The book puts Black people in Europe at the centre of…

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“Talking Black in America” – Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion by University of Oxford Applied Linguistics Research Group

Tuesday 5th June 2018. 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM @ Mary Ogilvy Theatre, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS Talking Black in America follows the unique circumstances of the descendants of American slaves and their incredible impact on American life and language. Speech varieties from the African American community reflect the imprint of African language systems, the influences of…

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“BLACK ASIAN & MINORITY ETHNIC WOMEN: CAREER PROGRESSION & LEADERSHIP ROUND-TABLE”

Wednesday 25th April and Friday 18th May 2018, from 10:00 AM in Westminster, London WC2N 5DU (venue to be confirmed) Only one in thirteen Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) workers are in management positions. Despite any progression on gender diversity, there is no evidence of a BAME woman on a FTSE 100 board. BAME women…

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“BLACK, MINORITY ETHNIC EXPERIENCES (BME) IN HIGHER EDUCATION: SOCIAL JUSTICE, INCLUSION & WHITE PRIVILEGE”

Monday 21st May 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Clore lecture theatre, B01, Birkbeck University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E This session will explore BME experiences in higher education. It will examine recent statistics on the representation of BME staff and students in higher education and explore how processes of racism, exclusion and…

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“WHERE TO KNOW? POSTCOLONIAL POLITICS IN THE 21st CENTURY (Book Launch)

Thursday 26th April 2018, 6: 00 PM – 8: 00 PM @ Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, Arts 1 Lecture Theatre, London E1 4NS – FREE TO ATTEND A round-table to mark the launch of the Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics edited by Olivia U. Rutazibwa and Robbie Shilliam. The Handbook introduces and…

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“BORDERS AS MIRRORS: RACIAL HIERARCHIES & THE POLITICS OF MIGRATION”

Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM @ MAL 421, Birkbeck, University Of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX – FREE TO ATTEND By: Dr Alpa Parmar is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Criminology and Associate Director of Border Criminology. In this paper I propose that borders…

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