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Roads affected on University Park – BRC University Grand Prix road race

On Sunday 21 May University Park will again be hosting the Beeston Road Club University Grand Prix […]

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Podium finish for Nottingham electric bike at Isle of Man TT Zero race

An electric superbike developed from scratch by The University of Nottingham has secured the fastest podium […]

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Ethnic homelands: contemporary and historical perspectives

Please join the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice and the Centre for Research in Race and Rights for a panel discussion on ethnic homelands in contemporary and historical perspective.

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The early years of the Black Panther Party

Please join the Centre for Research in Rights and the Department of American and Canadian Studies for this special lecture by Dr. Joe Street to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party: “The Baddest Motherf****rs Who Ever Stepped Foot Inside History: The Early Years of the Black Panther Party.”

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Injustice – a film about the struggle for justice

Please join the Centre for Research in Race and Rights in association with Bright Ideas Nottingham, Embrace, Nottingham Black History Society, and the Nottingham Black Lives Matter chapter for a screening of Injustice (2001).

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Race, masculinity and citizenship: a dialogue on the American Civil War

Please join two Civil War experts for a discussion of race, masculinity, and citizenship during the American Civil War (1861-1865), hosted by the Centre for Research in Race and Rights.

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Underground resistance – afrofuturism and the technonarrative of blackness

Patrick Henderson, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, gives this lecture on ‘Underground resistance – afrofuturism and the technonarrative of blackness’.

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No Drama Obama? Race and the politics of policing during the Obama presidency

As we approach the final year of the Obama era, this lecture will assess what became of a leader whose election in 2008 apparently heralded a new post-racial America. Has Barack Obama’s presidency delivered the kind of deep-rooted changes that were initially prophesised? Had Obama abandoned his core African-American constituency in favour of projecting a race-neutral approach designed to maintain centrist support? How do we assess Obama’s leadership on issues like policing in the context of the current Black Lives Matter movement that is challenging police brutality? What has become of Obama’s ‘no drama’ persona in this final period of his two-term presidency?

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War, race and imagery: an Armistice Day discussion to mark the 100th anniversary of World War One

The Centre for Research in Race and Rights and the Department of American and Canadian Studies present this event. Taking place right after Armistice Day, this includes talks by Professor Celeste-Marie Bernier, James Brookes and Rosemary Pearce.

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Black Lives Matter: the past, present and future of an international movement for rights and justice

At the 50th anniversaries of the UK Race Relations Act and the US Civil Rights Movement, join the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) and its partners for a day of panel debates. Plus hip hop performance and dialogues featuring Akala and activist-scholars Dr Monica Miller and Dr James Peterson from 6.30pm to 9pm. Part of Black History Month 2015.

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