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Black History Month events

As part of Black History Month, the Equality & Diversity Unit, along with the Global Majority Network are hosting two EDU/GMN events.

The first event is Decolonising Healthcare and it will be held on 4th October, 6-8pm, Lecture theatre G59 of the Kelvin Halls. You can find this here:  https://www.gla.ac.uk/events/listings/index.html/searches/decolonising%20healthcare

Professor Iain McInnes will welcome speaker Dr Annabel Sowemimo. To learn more and register for the event go here: Decolonising Healthcare: Can we repair the divisions? | Bookitbee.

Our second event is ‘Creating positive images and combating negative stereotypes’11th October, 6-8pm, Lecture Theatre G59, Kelvin Halls. We are delighted that VP and Race Champion Ms Uzma Khan will be welcoming the speakers Dr Saima Salehjee and Professor Mike Watts (Brunel University).

The University’s Global Majority Network welcomes Dr Saima Salehjee, Senior Lecturer of Education at the University of Glasgow, and Prof Mike Watts, Professor of Education in the Department of Education at Brunel University London to discuss their new book ‘Learning to Succeed in Science: Stories of south Asian Women in Britain’ which aims to create positive images of south Asian women in science to combat negative stereotypes associated with women of colour living in Britain.

The book features over sixty stories of UK-based south Asian women’s stories of successes in science, highlight the ways that successful women learn to succeed, make meaning of success in their science lives and share their success stories.

To find out more and to register for the event, click here: Creating positive images and combating negative stereotypes. | Bookitbee Please do share details of this event with your colleagues and your networks. Thank you.

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