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Dissertation Prize & Upcoming Events

The Race, Culture & Equality (RACE) Working Group would like to recognise research conducted by undergraduate students on any issue related to the geographies of race, racism and equality. Nominations are requested from Dissertation Supervisors or Heads of Department at any UK Geography department. There is no limit of submissions per institution, but nominated dissertations […]

Call for proposals for sponsorship by RACE at RGS-IBG conference 2017

The Race, Culture and Equality (RACE) Working Group would like to invite proposals for sessions to be sponsored by RACE at the RGS-IBG annual conference 2017 titled ‘Decolonizing geographical knowledges: opening up geography to the world’. A key objective of the RACE Working Group of the RGS-IBG is to promote scholarship on topics of racial […]

RACE events at RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2016

The Race, Culture & Equality Working Group has several upcoming events at next week’s RGS-IBG Annual Conference: 1) The ‘Race in Geography Teaching Workshop’ on Tuesday 30 August in the Education Centre. In the workshop, we will be discussing two themes: Race in the Curriculum and Challenging Exclusionary Spaces. The workshop is scheduled to run […]

RACE Undergraduate Dissertation Prize

The Race, Culture & Equality (RACE) Working Group would like to recognise research conducted by undergraduate students on any issue related to the geographies of race, racism and equality. Nominations are requested from Dissertation Supervisors or Heads of Department at any UK Geography department. There is no limit of submissions per institution, but nominated dissertations […]

RACE teaching workshop open for registration

Image: Ellen Gallagher IGBT (2008) Our RACE teaching workshop has been confirmed by the RGS-IBG conference organisers. It will take place on the Tuesday of the conference and will be free to attend (no conference registration needed!). The workshop is divided into two themes: Race in the Curriculum and Challenging Exclusionary Spaces. We hope to […]

RGS Awards for RACE Working Group Members

Left: Margaret Byron. Right: Parvati Raghuram. We are pleased to hear that our chair Margaret Byron and committee member Parvati Raghuram have both been chosen to receive awards at the next Annual General Meeting. Margaret is receiving the Taylor & Francis Award for the promotion of diversity in the teaching of human geography, and Parvati […]

RACE REF Recommendations

On Monday (14 March), the Race, Culture & Equality Working Group submitted its comments for the RGS-IBG’s response on the current REF consultation (Lord Stern’s review). Based on a number of reports from the Equality Challenge Unit, the University and Colleges Union, and the Higher Education Council for England, the comments highlight the REF as […]