Although we are halfway through October, there are still Black History Month events ongoing at LSE.
18 October 2014
The Black Achievement Conference is a free one-day event for African-Caribbean students in Years 10, 11 and 12, and their parents and carers. The conference is designed to help students and their families to plan for their future by providing a taste of higher education. The event aims to inspire students to aim higher, think bigger, realise their potential and make informed decisions about what to do with their futures. Apply by 17 October!
22 October 2014
Alumni Theatre, New Academic Theatre (NAB LG.09)
Brought to you by the Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies Working Group-Walking stories is an interwoven account of two racist attacks in Milan and Florence and the victims’ painful attempts to piece the fragments of their lives back together.
23 October 2014
Club Quarters Hotel, 61 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3JW
Come and join the LSESU African Caribbean Society as they celebrate Black History Month with their event ‘Black Ascent’. Hear debates from an amazing range of speakers and meet the ACS team!
10 November 2014
Rivington Place, Shoreditch
Don’t miss this one-off chance to see some of the first photos of Black people in Britain. Come along to this SU-run trip have a exclusive tour of the Black Chronicles II Exhibition at Rivington Place in Shoreditch.
EMBRACE (Ethnic Minorities Broadening Racial Awareness & Cultural Exchange) is LSE’s BME staff network. EMBRACE exists to raise awareness of and influence change around culture and diversity issues which affect LSE staff. It seeks to promote mutual understanding through equality, transparency, respect and recognition. The aim of the network is to provide support as well as development and networking opportunities for all members.
EMBRACE is open to all members of LSE staff. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, or if you have any suggestions or feedback, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.