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Race Equality at Cambridge


Highlighted Events

Below you can find recordings of events hosted or supported by the ED&I Section focussing on the issues of race, racism, and anti-racism initiatives.

Dr Nicola Rollock and Prof Stephen J Toope in Conversation

Monday 8 March, 2021

Dr Nicola Rollock and Professor Stephen J Toope discuss race, racism, gender and identity at the University of Cambridge as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. Chaired by Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa, University Race and Inclusion Champion, Department of Sociology.

Holocaust Memory And Lessons Are For All Of Us

Wednesday 27 January, 2021

The 2021 Annual Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture was delivered by Professor Esra Özyürek (University of Cambridge), who describes the need to conceptualize Holocaust memory as inclusive of all Europeans, and humans, so we can carry its memory and lessons well into the twenty-first century

Race Eqality Charter: One Year On

Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Speakers at the event include the Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Toope, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Eilís Ferran, Race Equality Champions Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa and Dr Kamal Munir, and the Chairs of the Race Equality Network, Professor Franklin Aigbirhio and Dr Rabia Dada-Oughton.

One Vision: Collectively Dismantling Racism in Higher Education

Wednesday 7 October, 2020

The 2020 Annual Race Equality Lecture was delivered by Dr Jason Arday (Durham University), who was then in conversation with Dr Tyler Denmead and Tyra Amofah-Akardom (University of Cambridge).


Related Events

Other race equality events hosted or supported by the University and its partners are listed here.

Daughters and Sons of the Post-Windrush Generation: Reflections and New Directions

Tuesday 22 June, 2021

This event was hosted by the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement and Wolfson College, and consistes of a special panel discussion on the legacies of Windrush and connections to contemporary academic scholarship.

Black Lives Matter: Has anything really changed?

Wedneday 31 March, 2021

A panel discussion with Pragya Agarwal, Ali Meghji, Monica Figueroa and Kehinde Andrews. This event was part of the Cambridge Festival.

End Everyday Racism Report Launch

Friday 16 October, 2020

In this event the End Everyday Racism project share findings from its first report, based on testimonies and eyewitness accounts from over 100 students and staff at the university.

Reni Eddo-Lodge and Priyamvada Gopal in Conversation

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Reni Eddo-Lodge discusses themes in her bestselling book "Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race" with Dr Priyamvada Gopal as part of the CRASSH Impact Lecture and Conversation Series. The discussion is chaired by Lola Olufemi (Women's Officer, Cambridge University Students' Union)

Personal Histories of People of Colour in Cambridge

Tuesday 26 April, 2016

In this event, organinsed by the Personal Histories Project and Trinity College BME Officer Richelle George, panellists reflected on their histories and experiences to investigate what it means to be a person of colour at the University of Cambridge.