2 DAY CONFERENCE: “Academics + Activism in the 21st Century”

Friday 22nd – Saturday 23rd June 2018, 9:30 AM – 7:30 PM @ The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB   The conference will facilitate conversations between academics and activists to discuss how they can work together, and highlight ways in which academics and activists in the US and UK are currently working…

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“Our Mel Presents: Creativity, Activism & Social Change”

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Millennium Gallery, 48 Arundel Gate, Sheffield, S1 2PP Rooted in Yorkshire and based in Sheffield, ‘Our Mel‘  is a social enterprise dedicated to exploring cultural identity, Black history and what it means to be a person of colour in Britain today. Since its birth, it has…

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“BLACK LIVES MATTER & THE CONTEMPORARY WRITINGS OF AWARD WINING NOVELIST JESMYN WARD”

This discussion explores Jesmyn Ward’s literary engagements with Hurricane Katrina, racialized poverty, police brutality, mass incarceration, and the generally precarious status of black life in the 21st century US.

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“RACE, MENTAL HEALTH AND STATE VIOLENCE” – A Two-Day Symposium, by The School of Law, Birkbeck University

Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th April 2018, 10.30 AM – 5.00 PM @ Birbeck University CLO B01, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL Registration for this FREE two-day symposium is now open!Hosted by Birbeck University of London the keynote Speakers for the symposium include: Marcia Rigg (Day 1) – Co-Chair of The Sean Rigg Justice and…

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