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  • Tikkum Olam

    Tikkun Olam: healing the world through education and science

    Wednesday, 27 October 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Raymond Dwek talks on how Israel's achievements in science and education have contributed to our lives.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Ambassador Young B&W

    Public lecture by Ambassador Andrew J Young - Proud to Be

    Thursday, 28 October 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    Join us for this special closing event for Black History Month 2021. We have the honour to welcome Ambassador Andrew J Young to Oxford Brookes, who will share some lessons we can learn today from the American Civil Rights movement.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Transnational Blues

    Sitting On Top of the World: A Transnational History of the Blues

    Wednesday, 03 November 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    Blues music is inextricably linked to African American experiences of slavery, segregation, and the structures of white supremacy, but the style has also spread around the world. Existing histories treat the blues’ international circulation as unexpected and often inauthentic. Lawrence Davies presents an alternative view, treating the genre’s international circulation as central to its development and meanings. He examines blues musicians’ experiences of travel, and reflects on how blues has responded to global questions of class, race, solidarity, and exploitation. This lecture accompanies the Special Collections and Archives' Blues Off the Record project to catalogue and make accessible the Paul Oliver Archive of African American Music.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Activism Intersectionality

    Activism and Intersectionality

    Wednesday, 17 November 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    Join us for this exciting event, which is co-hosted by the Multifaith Chaplaincy with Oxford Human Rights Festival and the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP), and marks Inter Faith Week 2021. Shaista Aziz is a journalist, writer and women’s rights and anti-racism campaigner. She specialises in working alongside marginalised communities across the country to build community campaigns tackling inequalities, racism and bigotry. She’s a homeless rights advocate and founder of the Labour Homelessness Campaign. Shaista is also a Labour councillor for Oxford City Council and the council’s cabinet member for inclusive communities.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Fibro Chair

    Ableism and inclusive futures in higher education

    Wednesday, 08 December 2021 18:00 to 19:00

    The Oxford Brookes Staff Disability Network invites everyone to join us online for our main event for Disability History Month 2021. Drawing on lived experience, research and activism, Nicole Brown will share insights on how ableism permeates higher education structures and practices.

    This event is for: Everyone