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 […]
Listen, learn and engage with Ufnaan and Beatrice. Today’s discussion surrounded a picture of a black man chained. Different perspectives were given by the two hosts as well as viewers via Instagram live. Topics covered were ‘black is beautiful’, modern day slavery and why solidarity is needed at this university to break our own institutional chains.
#DecoloniseUKC will be holding a conference to launch our manifesto. Key speakers in this area will be in attendance! Click to find out more and get tickets !!!!
Decolonising the Curriculum UKC Discussion Group In this session we will be discussing the work of Gurminder Bhambra on Decolonizing the University with her in preparation for launching the #DecoloniseUKC manifesto at the conference on 20th March 2019. See: http://www.decoloniseUKC.org. Readings are available for UKC students at:https://moodle.kent.ac.uk/2018/course/view.php?id=3626#section-6
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“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. “