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Conversations on Race and (Dis)Ability

June 21, 2019 @ 13:00 - 16:00

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The Racial Justice Network presents a conversation about Race and (Dis)ability hosted by the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies and the Centre for Disability Studies.

How has the hostile environment impacted our most vulnerable? Putting (dis)ability on the race agenda, community members, activists and academics get together to discuss and find ways forward. The conversation will explore organising strategies to address Race and Disability in everyday practices at the personal and institutional levels.This event is part of the Racial Justice Network Collective Conversation Series which aims to explore the intersections of issues regarding race and colonial legacies.


  • Viji Kuppan, Centre for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Leeds Beckett University
  • Angharad Beckett, co-director of the Centre for Disability Studies, University of Leeds

Find Us

This meeting will be held at the University of Leeds in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, Room 12.25 on Level 12 (two flights of stairs up from the entrance level; accessible lift available). This is in the Social Sciences Building which is building 82 on the campus map. An Access Guide for the Social Sciences Building is available online. Visit our Find Us pages for details on how to get to the university campus.

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