This webinar, organised by The Conversation, will bring academics together to discuss the full social and health impacts of the pandemic on various black, Asian and ethnic minority communities and what we need to do now to ensure better policies and outcomes as we recover from COVID.
Society and Arts editor of The Conversation, Kuba Shand-Baptiste, will host the event and she will be joined by:
Claudia Bernard, Professor of Social Work at Goldsmiths and member of the Black Female Professors Forum, which is conducting research into the impact of COVID-19 on black, Asian and minority ethnic people in the UK.
Winston Morgan, Reader in Toxicology and Clinical Biochemistry and Director of Impact and Innovation, University of East London, who has written for The Conversation about why racism needs to be seen as a bigger factor in dealing with vaccine hesitancy.
James Nazroo, Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester and co-author of a recent rapid evidence review on inequalities in relation to COVID-19 and their effects on London, as well as co-author of a state of the nation report on Ethnicity, Race and Inequality in the UK.
Mariko Hayashi, Director of the Southeast and East Asian Centre (SEEAC), a London based community organisation, and an independent researcher on migration and human rights in the UK as well as East and Southeast Asia.
The webinar will be free to watch directly via Facebook, YouTube and on Twitter. No registration is needed. You can sign up to receive a reminder about the event and how to watch here.