This upcoming event features members of RACE. The website can be found here. *** Stolen Works, Stolen Lives: Racial Erasure, Exclusion and Dispossession in Academic Publishing 1-2pm, Thursday 10 September 2020 Given the importance of publishing to the career trajectories and lives of academic researchers, comparatively little attention has been paid to racism in the […]

We have added a video to your teaching resources page. Dr Pat Noxolo’s talk on on (Post)COVID-19 Online Learning Opportunities & Dangers for Black Students & Staff was presented as part of the Decolonising the Curriculum symposium, led by University of Birmingham students (see image below). You can watch other contributions here. In her talk, […]

This post has forwarded from the Higher Education Race Action Group (HERAG). The issue of funding on Black issues being exclusively awarded to White researchers keeps recurring, and has also happened in Geography. It has been discussed at RACE meetings multiple times. This open letter is a helpful step towards holding research councils to account. […]

A few weeks ago, RACE was contacted by a group called Black Geographers. The group is organised by undergraduate students, so RACE wanted to find out more! This interview is with Francisca Rockey, the founder of the group and a BSc student at York St John’s University. You can find out more about the team […]

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) · The Taylor and Francis award, football related trafficking and race in geography | Dr James Esson Dr James Esson (Loughborough University) was interviewed for the Royal Geographical Society/Institute of British Geographers ‘Geography now’ podcast. This year, he received the RGS-IBG Taylor & Francis Award “for sustained contributions to teaching […]

This summer, RACE cannot welcome the 2019/20 dissertation prize winner to the RGS-IBG conference in person. However, you can find out more about Monisha Jackson (University of Leeds graduate, now PhD student at GSU Atlanta), her research and her experiences as a Geography student in this interview. Monisha’s dissertation is entitled “I’m Not your SISTA”: […]

The winner for the 2019/20 Dissertation Prize is Monisha Jackson (University of Leeds). She is currently in Atlanta doing a PhD at GSU. The dissertation is entitled “I’m Not your SISTA”: Queer Black Women’s Experiences in LGBTQ+ Night-time Spaces. It will be added to the RACE dissertation prize winner archive, which can be found here. […]

The RACE Working Group is in solidarity with all those resisting the violent upholding of white supremacy around the world. We mourn the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and all those killed by anti-Black violence – state-sanctioned and extrajudicial – all over the world. We also mourn the death of […]

Activist Len Garrison (second from right) and other campaigners calling for a BCA. Image source: The Voice In advance of our workshop at the Black Cultural Archives, here is our Black Archives in the UK Report: Opportunities, Challenges and Moving Forward. The report has been compiled by Natalie Hyacinth and was facilitated by Dr Pat […]

    This pre-conference event, which takes place at the most high-profile black-focused archives in the UK, features the launch of the RACE group’s report on resources for black-focused research in the UK, presented by Natalie Hyacinth. Professor Rashad Shabazz will also talk about his research and Black Cultural Archives‘ Hannah Ishmael will also talk […]