We are excited to invite you to the launch of our latest book, The Fire Now: Anti-Racist Scholarship in Times of Explicit Racial Violence.
The launch event will be on Saturday 10th November 2018 from 2pm-5.30pm at the David Sizer Lecture Theatre, Francis Bancroft building, Queen Mary University of London. Confirmed speakers include Prof. Akwugo Emejulu, Lowkey and some of the authors of the book. The event will include plenty of time for discussion and contribution from attendees, on the future of anti-racist scholarship.
This event is free to attend. We are also pleased to offer 5 x £100 childcare/travel bursaries. If you would like to be considered for a bursary please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org telling us why you need the bursary and whether you are funded or not.
14:00 – 15:30 Introducing The Fire Now
Introduction from Azeezat Johnson
5 minute overviews of chapters from The Fire Now contributors (facilitator: Azeezat Johnson)
- Kadian Pow
- China Mills
- Amal Ali
- Adrienne Milner
- Viji Kuppan
- Leon Sealey-Huggins
- Remi Joseph-Salisbury
15:30 - 15:45:
Short break and refreshments
15:45 – 17:30 The future of anti-racist scholarship and activism
10-15 minute comments (facilitator: Remi Joseph-Salisbury)
- Akwugo Emejulu
*Please note the programme may change before the event.