Decolonising the Curriculum in HE- Visiting Speaker Series

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Please join us for a talk by Dr Jason Arday, Durham University, UK.

Dr Arday's talk title and abstract will be detailed here very soon.


Dr Jason Arday is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Durham University, and incoming Deputy Executive Dean (People and Culture) in the Faculty of Social Science and Health from January 2021.

His recent publications include:

Arday, Jason (Forthcoming). Being Young, Black and Male: Challenging the dominant discourse. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Arday, J. (2019). Considering Racialised Contexts in Education: Using reflective practice and peer-mentoring to support Black and Ethnic Minority educators. Abingdon: Routledge.

Arday, Jason, Zoe Belluigi, Dina & Thomas, Dave (2020). Attempting to break the chain: reimaging inclusive pedagogy and decolonising the curriculum within the academy. Educational Philosophy and Theory 1.

Arday, Jason (2020). Fighting the tide: Understanding the difficulties facing Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Doctoral Students’ pursuing a career in Academia. Educational Philosophy and Theory 1.

Arday, Jason (2020). It’s the end of the World as we know it: Racism as a global killer of Black people and their emancipatory freedoms. Educational Philosophy and Theory 1.


13:00 Welcome by Chair, Dr Andrea English

13:05 Talk by Dr Arday

13:45 Discussion

14:15 Close

About this series

This series is sponsored by The Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain; University of Edinburgh's Moray House School of Education and Sport, Race Equality Subgroup; and The Centre for Education on Racial Equality in Scotland.

The series will run from January – June 2021.

Other Talks in the Series:

21 January 2021 - Dr Foluke Adebisi , University of Bristol, UK.

4 March 2021 - Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos, University of Coimbra, Portugal (Distinguished lecture)

30 April 2021 - Rowena Anthea Azada-Palacios, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines and University College London, UK (Special Talk for School Teachers on Decolonising the Curriculum in Schools)

22 April 2021 - Dr Dominic Griffiths, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

3 June 2021 - Professor Farid Panjwani, Aga Khan University, Pakistan

10 June 2021 - Professor Penny Enslin, University of Glasgow, UK

Any questions about this event, please contact the series organiser:

Dr Andrea English ,

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