Episode 64 – Challenging Racism and Pursuing Decolonisation in Higher Education
20th August 2020 • LawPod • Queen's University - School of Law
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Oluwayomi Olaide-Kolapo (QUB’s African and Caribbean Society) and Hamsavani Rajeswaren (former QUB Student Union Officer for Equality and Diversity) discuss the particular challenges of facing up to white supremacy in higher education institutions. In this episode we welcome Oluwayomi Olaide-Kolapo (the President of QUB’s African and Caribbean Society) and Hamsavani Rajeswaren (former QUB Student Union Officer for Equality and Diversity) to LawPod, to discuss the particular challenges of facing up to white supremacy in higher education institutions. We discuss their advocacy work at QUB, the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement, the promises and pitfalls of ‘decolonising the curriculum’ movements, and much more in this thought-provoking episode. Further resources mentioned in the episode: Abolitionist Futures Reading Group: abolitionistfutures.com/reading-groups 13th: Netflix.com Black and Irish:  /www.instagram.com/black_andirish/?hl=en Black and British: www.instagram.com/iamblackbritish/