It has been widely reported that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black and Ethnic Minority (BAME) communities across the UK, which have suffered higher rates of hospitalisation and mortality.
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In this new curation of living images drawn by the artist Paola Rozo, and marking a collaboration with members of the RACE.ED network, we share narrated visual accounts centering on collective and creative pedagogies, as a set of both existing practices and possibilities.
Population Geographers have a longstanding interest in ethnicity, and an equally longstanding frustration with data limitations. Nissa Finney introduces the new Evidence for Equality National Survey that will change the data landscape on ethnic and religious minorities.
UncoverED started in September 2018 as a “collaborative decolonial project” researching the centuries-long, unacknowledged history of African, Asian and Caribbean students at the University of Edinburgh.
The University of Edinburgh and the National Library of Scotland are seeking a doctoral student for an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award, “Slavery and Race in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1768-1860): A Text Mining Approach”.
In this current moment where so many white individuals are contending with the implications of their racial privilege in the wake of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, it is important to understand the nuances of white identities.