Thursday 19 November 2020 at 6pm - 8pm
Decolonising NCL Panel
Content warning: Due to the nature of the topics being discussed, there may be discussions of racism, colonialism and imperialism that some attendees may find distressing or impact them emotionally.
Due to the nature of the topics being discussed, there may be discussions of racism, colonialism and imperialism that some attendees may find distressing or impact them emotionally.
Welcome to the launch event of NUSU’s Decolonise NCL campaign. What is decolonising and where do we begin? This is your chance to hear from world leading experts in the field of decolonising education and anti-racism work. This session is designed to give you the opportunity to ask questions in a safe space and to hear the perspectives of those who have a vision for the future of a decolonised curriculum, University and beyond.
Our panel includes Professor Kehinde Andrews, a leading academic in Black Studies; Dr Jason Arday, a Sociology professor specialising in race, education and social justice; Fope Olaleye, former NUS Black Students Officer’ and Newcastle alumni and Dr Christina Mobley, Lecturer in the History of Radical Ideas and Decolonizing the Curriculum Coordinator in the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology at Newcastle University. The panel will be facilitated by our President, Dorothy Chirwa and our Welfare and Equality Officer, Nadia Ahmed.
Finishes at 20:00