Event details

Race, Ethnicity and Postgraduate Issues

Friday, 19 May 2017

The recent Casey Report (DCLG, 2016) which is a review into wider social and cultural opportunities and integration is applicable to notions of race and ethnicity. The three presenters at this seminar, bring their empirical data on these notions within the wider context of Brexit and apply them to different aspects concerning postgraduate issues.

Changes to domestic and international politics are underlining a movement away from acknowledging and celebrating cultural diversity to a nationalism which is monocultural rather than multicultural. Integrationist and assimilationist processes are also changing the ways we are thinking and reflecting upon race and ethnicity (Race and Lander, 2016). The seminar presentations are examining research findings on critical race theory, access and inclusion and institutional racism.
 
The seminar is open to researchers and professional practitioners in both the sciences and the arts within higher education. The aim of the event is to increase understandings for those of us who are interested in increasing understandings of how race, racism and institutional racism, as well as ethnicity shapes ongoing issues within undergraduate and postgraduate education.

Presenters 

Alice Bradbury - 'Critical Race Theory in practice: supervising research into 'race' and education' – UCL Institute of Education.

Kate D’Arcy – ‘Access and Inclusion for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller students in Higher Education – University of Bedfordshire and Lisa Galloway - University Campus, Blackpool and the Fylde College

Andrew Pilkington – ‘Do we need to resurrect the concept of institutional racism in order to understand persistent racial disadvantage in higher education?’ – University of Northampton

Network: Postgraduate Issues
Date(s): Friday, 19 May 2017
Times: 12.15-16.00
Signup Deadline: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Location: SRHE, 73 Collier St, London N1 9BE
Lunch Provided: Yes
Spaces Left: Places available
Prices: Members: Free, Guests: £60.00
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