Centre for the Advancement of Racial Equality Summer Conference 2023

Tuesday, July 4, 2023 - Wednesday, July 5, 2023 University of Northampton University Drive Northampton NN1 5PH

The Centre for the Advancement of Racial Equality (CARE) is an interdisciplinary research centre based at the University of Northampton. Its researchers encompass disciplines including Law, Literature, Sociology, Education, Computing, Business, Engineering, History and Health. Bringing together these diverse areas, CARE aspires to proactively lead positive change in racial equality locally and globally.

We want to invite you to our summer 2023 conference, which will offer opportunities for exchanging ideas in a supportive environment, and to meet and network with new people. We look forward to bringing together research and reflections from a wide range of academics, activists, community groups and organisations.

Programme includes:

Nathaniel Peat (https://www.nathanielpeat.com); Nathan Ghann, Programme Director of The Educate Group; Aiman Iqbal, Dr. Shireen Mushtaq & Yemeen Hasan (Kinnaird College for Women) ‘Critical Race Theory and Right-Wing Nationalism: Understanding the Rise of Racism and Xenophobia in the USA during the Trump Administration; Dr Julius Bolade (Trinity University) ‘Anti-Immigrant Sentiments and the Outsider Politics in Post-Colonial South Africa; Dr Ekanade Israel (Trinity University): Afronihilism: Politics of Differentiation in Contemporary South African Society; Dr Liam Liburd (Durham University): '"Thinking Black" about White Supremacism: Black Power and British fascism'; Amir Darwish (University of Northampton): ‘Comparing antisemitism and anti-Muslimism in the British extreme right'; Screening of Nathan Dodzo’s film ‘Breaking Barriers: Racism in HE’; Professor Kehinde Andrews (Birmingham City University); Gary Younge, on his latest book Dispatches From The Diaspora; Dr Patrice Seuwou, Dr Adejoke Ige-Olaobaju, Dr Divya Shukla, (University of Northampton): ‘female students’ perspectives at a post-1992 University in England: a phenomenological approach’; Naomi Alormele (University of Northampton): ‘Navigating spaces: centrering the voices of Black women working in UK Universities; Lorraine Anim-Addo (University of Sussex): ‘Reflections on researching the absence of Black teachers from leadership positions in schools as a Black teacher/researcher’; Abiola Odunro (Liverpool Hope University): ‘The Domino effect: Black male teacher identity within Education’