YEAR 11 - YEAR 12 - YEAR 13 Black Lives Matter Conference

Students from Years 11, 12 and 13 are invited to apply for a place on this BLM virtual conference taking place over two weeks in March 2021.

The conference is open to any students who are interested in a wider understanding of historical, geographical, theological and ethical issues underpinning Black Lives Matter. It is relevant to any student and particularly those who are studying: History, Law, Sociology, Philosophy and Ethics, RS, Geography, English Literature, Art, Photography,  and Health and Social Care.

If your child would like to apply for a place, please encourage them to register with Mrs Sam Davison by Friday 26th February 2021. Places are limited and will be allocated on first-come, first-served basis.

About this Event
Speakers include (and available to answer questions at the live Q and A event on Tuesday 16th March):

The Revd. Dr. Carlton Turner, Theology Tutor, The Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham: ‘Beyond Unconscious Bias? Listening Carefully to the BLM Movement’.

Alex Raikes, MBE DL Strategic Director of Stand Against Racism & Inequality (SARI) – ‘Racism and Hate Crime in the South West’

Dr Madge Dresser, Honorary Professor in Historical Studies at the University of Bristol: ‘The legacy of Transatlantic Slavery in Bristol and beyond'

Nadia Lewis-Gorton and Euten Lindsay from Devon Development Education and The Cultural Champions: ‘Windrush and me’

Dr Shawn Sobers, Associate Professor, Film and Journalism at University of the West of England: ‘Uncovering Black voices through film and photography’

Vienna Ashley-Watts and Amilee J, Organisers from BLM Taunton and Andrew Jeffery from BLM Bridgwater: ‘Discussing the journey from rural isolation and discrimination to empowerment to take action for racial justice’.

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