On Saturday 10th November, we (Remi Joseph-Salisbury, Beth Kamunge and I) had a launch event for our new edited collection, The Fire Now: anti-racist scholarship in times of explicit racial violence. We got to hear from some of the contributors to this book, as well as engage in a discussion with Lowkey and Professor Akwugo Emejulu … Continue reading The Fire Now is out!
This is an edited version of the introduction given by Azeezat Johnson for the last CREN Black Feminism series event on Tuesday 18th July 2017. I am really proud and a little bit sad to welcome you… Source: Ending CREN and moving forward with racial justice
Critical Race and Ethnicities Network (CREN) will be hosting 3 seminars (in May, June and July) to signal the end of CREN. Each seminar will be from 14:00 - 17:00, and will be held at the University of Sheffield. The seminar series references the work of the Combahee River Collective and the statement made by the Black … Continue reading Black Feminism Seminar Series: “the work is harder but it is still the same”
The deadline for abstracts for the CREN edited collection on new directions in anti-racist scholarship and activism is 01 Feb 2017. As our original call noted, the focus of the book will be on how we as anti-racist might respond to the events of 2016, namely, Brexit and the election of Trump. Following discussions between the … Continue reading Update: CREN book on anti-racist scholarship and activism
From Britain voting to leave the European Union, to the U.S. electing Donald Trump as President, 2016 has been a year of political upheaval and irreversible change. Whilst the Brexit and Trump votes took many by surprise, including pollsters and anti-racists, the similarities between the two campaigns make it difficult to view them in isolation … Continue reading Call for CREN Chapter Proposals: New Directions in Anti-Racist Scholarship and Activism