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Barriers to Black Academia: Slavery and Colonialism and the Case for Reparative Justice: Panel 2

6:00pm - 8:00pm / Monday 13th 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.

• Malik Al Nasir, Artist, Historian and PhD Researcher at University of Cambridge
• Michael Ohajuru, Senior Fellow Institute of Commonwealth Studies
• Nasra Elliot, Liverpool Black History Research Group
• Niya Bates, Princeton PhD Researcher and Public Historian
• Stephen Small, Professor in the Department of African Diaspora Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and Director of the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues.

Moderator/Chair: Dr Richard Benjamin, UoL Visiting Professor of Slavery and Public Engagement Read more about our panel speakers