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Barriers to Black Academia: Slavery and Colonialism and the Case for Reparative Justice

5:00pm - 7:00pm / Monday 6th September 2021
Type: Symposium / Category: Department / Series: Centre for the Study of International Slavery
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This series of online panel discussions about the absence of Black UK academics in this area of teaching and research – and the implications of this absence – will culminate in a roundtable and report on the recommendations for how Black British scholars of the present and the future suggest UK universities and funding councils should lift the barriers to Black academics in this field of study in particular, notably as a form of reparative justice.

• Dr Diya Gupta, Institute of Historical Research
• Paulette Williams, Leading Routes
• Amatey Doku, Nous Group
• Malik Al Nasir, Artist, Historian and PhD Researcher at University of Cambridge
• Justin Thomas, professor of psychology at Zayed University (Abu Dhabi)

Moderator/Chair: Mara Livermore, MA student UoLRead more about our panel speakers