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Race, ethnicity, equality and inclusion in higher education in Ireland and the UK

When

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:30 - 16:30

Where

Academy House, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Tickets

Free but booking is essential

Race, ethnicity, equality and inclusion in higher education in Ireland and the UK: a dialogue event presented by the Royal Irish Academy and British Council in Ireland.

The Programme for the rescheduled session is: 

Moderated by Professor Anita Maguire, MRIA, VP for Research, University College Cork, this symposium will include keynotes by:

  • Dr Jason Arday – Assistant Professor in Sociology, Durham University, UK
  • Professor Kathleen James Chakraborty, MRIA, University College Dublin.

Panel discussions and contributions from:

  • Dr Michael Isichei, Lecturer in Management & Co-Chair of Queen’s University Belfast, BAME and International Staff Network
  • Dr Gemma Irvine, Vice President for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Maynooth University
  • Dr Ebun Joseph, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Dr Ross Woods, Higher Education Authority
  • Professor Anastasia Crickely, Chair, Pavee Point
  • Gary Loke Director of Knowledge, Innovation and Delivery, Advance HE

The symposium will discuss:

  • How do we talk about and understand race, ethnicity and inclusion in the context of higher education?
  • What actions do we need to take to ensure a diversity of voices in higher education leadership?
  • What can Ireland and the UK learn from each other in this space?
  • How far have we come with inclusion in HE? What does the road ahead look like?’

 

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