Slave Trade Legacies, Bright Ideas and AHRC Global Cotton Connections present an evening of film and discussion. Two films while be screened – The Colour of Money (a Heritage Lottery Funded project held by Bright Ideas) and Global Cotton Connections: Unravelling the Threads of Slavery (funded by the AHRC Global Cotton Connections project). Part of Black History Month 2015.
Join the discussion ‘Moving forward: LGBT inclusion in sport’, featuring Chris Gibbons, The FA, Emma Gibson, Badminton England, Jamie Hooper, The Amateur Swimming Association and Jasmine Titmuss, Lancashire Cricket Captain and Pride Sports Ambassador. This panel discussion will highlight the important work being done by national governing bodies in sport to promote LGBT inclusion.
The Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) and New Art Exchange present ‘Kara Walker’s Pornopticon: racial sensations’. Professor Robyn Wiegman, a leading professor of race and gender at Duke University, will be joined in conversation by Professor Zoe Trodd, Department of American and Canadian Studies.
The Medical Research Council and Arthritis Research UK present ‘Living well, ageing well’, a public discussion with some of the UK’s leading experts in the field of ageing research. The event will begin with a welcome and introduction from Professor Alan Silman from the University of Oxford.