In this session, Dr Anil Awesti will analyse the reasons for the BAME attainment/awarding and experience gaps and, reflecting on his own research and practice in this area, how institutional racism in HE can be tackled.
Art galleries are full of artwork appreciated for their great artistic and aesthetic qualities, but what about the local art collection? This talk will look at the different ways that artwork can be used in local history research.
Compared to other academic disciplines, History gets a lot of prime time TV and radio time. It's consistently popular, but what are the effects of the compromises needed to keep the viewers and listeners happy? This talk will give you an opportunity discuss how history has been broadcast.
The session will cover a large ethnographic action research project – Muslims in Leicester – conducted for the Open Society Foundation and published in 2010. Dilwar Hussain, who coordinated the research, talks about this interesting project.
An examination of tomb types in different communities along the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic Seas and in the Apennines. What can this category of evidence tell us about identities and a sense of belonging to different social and political networks?
A talk on a more positive aspect of the wartime experience for prisoners of war who had already been through the hell of battle, wounding and incarceration - humanitarian internment in neutral Switzerland.
Why are business and organisational studies so neglected by universities and other education institutions? This special Forum considers how such narrow thinking has taken over most aspects of our society.