For many Black Britons October marks is a formal celebration of the African-Caribbean community and their immense contribution to Britain's development post-war. In this month's discussion, we will be looking at the importance of Black History in education and society.
#BlackHistoryMonth Debate – Tuesday 4th October 2016 (6pm-8pm).
Panellists: Check @InsydeTalk for regular updates.
Venue: University Of East London (Room CC.G05), Stratford Campus, Water Lane, London, E15 4LZ.
Themes of discussion:
- Is Black History Month relevant in today’s society?
- Do movements like #BlackLivesMatter hinder or support Black History Month?
- Cultural appropriation and it’s place in Black History.
- Does Britain really have “Black History” to tell?
- How useful are Black awards such as MOBO's?
- Positive Discrimination.
- and much more!
We look forward to having you involved in our discussion.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
There is no official age limit to enter this event, however, the themes that may be discussed are all considered to be 16+. Whilst we will not be asking for official identification, we will need you to correctly specify your full name and the email address used to reserve your ticket(s).
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Train: Maryland Station (5 minutes walk). Stratford Station (12 minutes walk).
Buses: 308, 508, 86, 25.
Car: You will not be able to park your car in the university. However, there is street parking available nearby. There is also parking available at Morrisons Car Park (E15 1EN) charges £1 for 2 hours parking which is enough to cover your full attendance at the debate show, Morrisons supermarket is roughly 5 minutes away from the venue.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. You do not have to bring your printed ticket as we will have all the names of attendees.
Can I still attend the event if I havent reserved a ticket?
Yes. Please make sure you arrive at 6pm so we can ensure any spare space is allocated to you. All we wil need is your name and email address.