For Black History Month, the Race Equality Network is hosting a special panel discussion centred on the Black staff experience at the University of Cambridge, with a range of voices from libraries, colleges, and departments. This event will be moderated by Esiri Lawrence.
5-5.30pm: Meet and greet with tea and pastries
5.30-5.35pm: Welcome and introduction, Dr Rabia Dada-Oughton (Co-chair, Race Equality Network)
5.35-6.15pm: Panel discussion
6.15-7pm: Audience Q&A
7-8pm: Drinks reception with canapés
Sonita Alleyne, Master of Jesus College
Prof Franklin Aigbirhio, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Senior Research Fellow at Magdalene College
Jennifer Skinner, African Studies Library Manager
Dr Kenny Monrose, Department of Sociology, Fellow at Wolfson College
There will be a drinks reception following this event from 7-8pm. Wine and cordial will be available, alongside a range of canapés.
We will be managing attendance at this event so that the venue does not exceed 50% capacity. The venue is socially-distanced, well-ventilated and hand sanitiser will be available on entry. Our attendees are encouraged to wear masks if able when seated at the venue, although this is not a requirement.
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