CALL FOR PAPERS: The SIEF2021 International Congress "Breaking the Rules? Power, Participation, Transgression," takes place online, 21-24 June 2021. The deadline for submitting paper proposals for the panel “Museums as Spaces for Anti-Racism" – co-convened by Dr Carol Ann Dixon (University of Sheffield, UK) and Dr Anna Rastas (Tampere University, Finland) – is 26 November 2020.
“Deconstructing Institutional Racism through a Decolonial Lens" was the title and theme of the first collaborative online event and discussion session hosted by Decolonial Dialogues (DD) in partnership with the Race, Ethnicity and Education Network (REEN), on 14th October 2020. The primary focus of this session centred on an artist's talk and keynote presentation given... Continue Reading →
The 8th biennial conference of the Afroeuropeans Network will take place at Vrije Universiteit Brussel [University in Brussels, Belgium], 7-10 July 2021. The key focus of the discussions at this international, interdisciplinary gathering will centre on 'Intersectional Challenges in Afroeuropean Communities.' CONFERENCE THEMES (AND 'STREAMS') Throughout the four-day programme a wide range of panel presentations,... Continue Reading →
ICOM's theme for International Museum Day (18 May 2020) is "Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion." Dr Gus Casely-Hayford (Director, V&A East in London, UK) was one of several globally influential leaders within the museum sector invited to contribute a Think Piece to mark IMD2020, which is available to read in full via the following... Continue Reading →
As I look back to document a few more reflections on my mid-February trip to New York, the memories that immediately return (writing three months on) create a remembrance that seems much more vivid than is typical when recounting past life experiences over that space of time. Moreover, the thoughts that have come back to... Continue Reading →