“I am the “Great” in Great Britain now, and aren’t you terrified” – Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan (@thebrownhijabi)
Decolonising the Curriculum was awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity in the Kent Student Awards 2019. An award that celebrates groups that have been actively promoting equality, diversity and inclusivity through their projects.
“I would like to see more diversity in staff at the university. There is currently a barrier there, which more diverse staff would help overcome. it helps to see people you relate to.”
The episode was a joint one between ‘Fool’s Utopia’, the official podcast of Center for Critical International Law and Stripping the White Walls. We talk about what decolonising means to us personally, what it meant historically within the subject of international law and its history and the possible connection between ‘White guilt’ and ‘White saviour’ complex seen in these conversations about imperialism , colonialism and post colonialism which may end up repeating themselves time and again.
Students from the Decolonise the Curriculum project at the University of Kent conducted research (with the help of staff members Dr. Suhraiya Jivraj, Sheree Palmer and Dave Thomas) through engagement with the students from various schools around the campus to draft this manifesto. This manifesto voices the concerns of the students of colour / Black […]
“It is unfortunate that even in 2019, BAME students still experience inequality in British universities. “
“Given the prominence of decolonisation as a framework in studentand teacher-led movements today, it is incumbent upon us to think more carefully about what this means – as both a theory, and a praxis. “