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RACE.ED showcases excellence in teaching, research and knowledge, exchange, impact (KEI) in race and decolonial studies at The University of Edinburgh.

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Brings together researchers and academics from a range of disciplines across The University of Edinburgh

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Modules with a focus on race, plus a new interdisciplinary course on race, racialization and decoloniality for 2021

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On 8th September 2021, a crowd gathered on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, USA, near the base of its iconic statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The atmosphere in the crowd was jubilant as workers positioned a crane, wrapped the statue in a harness, and finally--after an hour of preparation, a year of court cases, and 131 years of racial terror set in stone--pulled the statue down from its plinth. 

Over 20 million immigrants from Latin America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean arrived in the United States as part of the post-1965 immigration wave. Certainly, this migration wave had important and lasting demographic impacts in the US.

As part of my final year at university, I completed research for my undergraduate dissertation, with a focus on the racial disparities within experience and attainment in higher education institutions.

Looking as white

In this critical moment of race relations in America, a sustainable black-white allyship in favour of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement is already slipping away, as tracked by national polling data.

As part of my final year at university, I completed research for my undergraduate dissertation, with a focus on the racial disparities within experience and attainment in higher education institutions.

In this critical moment of race relations in America, a sustainable black-white allyship in favour of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement is already slipping away, as tracked by national polling data.

SUCH a good methods training on decoloniality/critical race theory from Shaira Vadasaria & @Katuchinha @wrssdtp Just wish I'd done it before doing the classic white person thing of token mentioning 'decoloniality' in a research design full of white Global North authors...

Just started: “Researching with Critical Race & Decolonial Methodologies” @wrssdtp #qualitative #decolonialmethodologies by @Katuchinha and @SVadasaria

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