CoDE Seminar: Researching and Understanding Institutional Racism in Higher Education
|Dates:||8 April 2021|
|Times:||14:00 - 15:30|
|What is it:||Webinar|
|Organiser:||Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE)|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
Sofia Akel presents her Insider-Outsider research examining the role of race in shaping experiences of students of colour at Goldsmiths
Sofia Akel is an education activist and researcher, campaigning and leading work to tackle institutional racism in education, including the awarding gap, academic pipeline and decolonising education. She has worked in a number of universities and students’ unions, holding various elected, specialist and consultancy roles. Currently, she is leading London Metropolitan University’s race equity work for the Centre of Equity and Inclusion.
Sofia’s previous research Insider-Outsider (2019) examined the role of race in shaping the experiences of Black and minority ethnic students at Goldsmiths College and Students’ Union, which was covered nationally in the press.
This webinar will be delivered over Zoom.
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