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Race Equality at Cambridge

 

"White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society" Prof Kalwant Bhopal in conversation with Dr Manali Desai

3 February 2020

In this video , Prof Kalwant Bhopal talks about her book "White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society" with Dr Manali Desai (Reader in Sociology, University of Cambridge), and together they examine evidence on the representation of BME staff and students in higher education and explore how racism, exclusion and...

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University receives Race Equality Charter Bronze Award

15 November 2019

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Triggering Institutional Change: Update on the University's Work on Race and Racism

5 November 2019

DATE TO BE CONFIRMED Come along to this event to find out about the approach and practical steps the University is taking to address racialised inequalities and the key priority areas to address. Learn about the University's Race Equality Action Plan, and the impact of implemented initiatives

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Campaign for Race Equality & Access through Training & Engagement (CREATE)

30 October 2019

CREATE - the Campaign for Race Equality & Access through Training & Engagement - is a new Graduate Union campaign initiated by Mrittunjoy Guha Majumdar (GU VP and Chair of Exec 2019-2020), with Onyinye Okakwu (GU BME Officer 2019-2020), against all forms of racism at Cambridge. It aims to: Showcase varied...

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EHRC - Tackling racial harassment: universities challenged

23 October 2019

The EHRC inquiry report Tackling racial harassment: universities challenged “has revealed that with racial harassment occurring at an alarmingly high rate across British universities, many Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are not only unaware of the scale of the issue but are overconfident in their ability to handle it...

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Understanding the past, shaping the future | Vice-Chancellor's blog

20 August 2019

. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen J Toope, discusses the University’s forthcoming study into its historical relationship with the slave trade and other forms of coerced labour. Read More: https://www.cam.ac.uk/news/understanding-the-past-shaping-the-future-vice-chancellors-blog

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Cambridge University launches inquiry into historical links to slavery

19 August 2019

. The University of Cambridge will conduct an in-depth academic study into ways in which it contributed to, benefited from or challenged the Atlantic slave trade and other forms of coerced labour during the colonial era. Read More: https://www.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-university-launches-inquiry-into-historical-links-to-...

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‘Get in Cambridge’ social media campaign launches in a bid to attract more students from under-represented backgrounds

19 August 2019

. A YouTube influencer is fronting a series of films encouraging more black students to apply to Cambridge in the latest push by the University to widen its pool of applicants. Read More: https://www.cam.ac.uk/news/get-in-cambridge-social-media-campaign-launches-in-a-bid-to-attract-more-students-from-under

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Celebrating the Black Women of Cambridge

16 August 2019

. Black women members of the University of Cambridge have gathered for a photo-shoot to mark 70 years since the first black woman graduated from the University and 70 years since women were admitted as full members. Read More: https://www.cam.ac.uk/news/celebrating-the-black-women-of-cambridge Image Credit: Lloyd Mann

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On Diversity | Vice-Chancellor's blog

16 August 2019

. Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen J Toope reflects on a campus culture that enables open discussions on race-related issues and robust challenges to racism. Read More: https://www.cam.ac.uk/news/on-diversity-vice-chancellors-blog

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