LECTURE SERIES

 

THE BLACK 14

Sport, Student Protest & Social Justice (November 23, 2020)

This online event featured a panel discussion with Dr Jamal Ratchford, Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies Program at Colorado College and former Black 14 Wyoming Cowboys, John Griffin, Mel Hamilton and Tony McGee. The panel is followed by a Q&A facilitated by student leaders from the EDI Collective in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at The University of Manchester.

 
 

DAVID OLUSOGA

Making History in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter (October 22, 2020)

This online event featured historian and broadcaster Professor David Olusoga in conversation with students and staff from the University of Manchester History Department. The event focused on the role of public historians in the context of Black Lives Matter and movements to Decolonise the University and was co-hosted by R3, Creative Manchester, and the History Department.

RACE, COVID-19 & HEALTH INEQUALITIES

Featuring Dr Gwenetta Curry (Edinburgh) and Professor Tommy Curry (Edinburgh) and moderated by Nicole Gipson (Manchester).

In this webinar, you will learn more from leading Africana Studies scholars - Dr Gwenetta Curry and Professor Tommy Curry - about the relationship between race, COVID-19 and health inequalities in both the US and Europe. Dr Gwenetta Curry's paper is entitled, 'Race and COVID-19: How Health Inequalities exacerbate the impact of COVID-19 in BME communities'. Professor Tommy Curry's paper is entitled, 'Pandemics and Strategies of Racial Management: How the US and UK Weaponize COVID-19 against Non-white Populations'. The moderator is Nicole Gipson, PhD candidate at the University of Manchester. The event was held on June 18, 2020 and sponsored by the Race, Roots & Resistance Collective.

 
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