Don’t miss these events coming up next week:
26 October, 10am-11.30am: Are p-values racist?
- This workshop explores the history of statistics and its close ties to colonialism, eugenics and white supremacy
26 October, 6pm-6.45pm: Empire of Memories: Decolonisation and public opinion in twentieth-century Britain
- This talk looks at what the end of the empire meant to people in post-war Britain by dissecting social surveys and opinion polls of the era
- LSU’s Ethnic Minorities Network and the Loughborough Enterprise Network are releasing a video to showcase Black businesses in the local community
28 October, 11.30am-12.30pm: ‘Black History is My History is Your History: Carol Leeming MBE
- This is a short talk on Black history in the USA and its importance currently in the wake of #BlackLivesMatter and its role in reshaping British History. Carol Leeming will also be discussing Black history in Leicestershire.
28 October, 6pm-7.30pm: African-Caribbean Society’s Black creatives event
- This event will discuss creative careers and professions with panellists sharing their experiences and top tips
29 October, 12.30pm-2pm: Café Academique
- Three doctoral researchers will be discussing their research in a Black History Month special of Café Academique
29 October, 2pm-2.30pm: Energy Research Accelerator webinar series
- The final webinar of this series will focus on Katherine Johnson who worked on several high profile NASA projects
30 October, 10am: Black History Month walk
- This reflective walk around campus will start from the Rutland-Hazlerigg fountain and is open to staff and students. This event is to be confirmed, depending on COVID-19 restrictions.
For booking information click on the links above. Find out more about how Loughborough is celebrating Black History Month on the dedicated webpage.