GlobalGRACE Launch & Exhibition: Curating Cultures of Equalities

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Richard Hoggart Building

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Curating Cultures of Equalities: Global Conversations

GlobalGRACE Launch & Exhibition:

9am-5pm - Conference & Exhibition Launch

5pm-8pm - Keynote Conversation and Conference Reception

9.00 Arrival: Refreshments and Registration

Welcome Address & Introduction to GlobalGRACE

Suzanne Clisby & Mark Johnson (GlobalGRACE Co-Directors, Goldsmiths)

Roundtable 1: Working Women: Participatory theatre and the production of culture of equality with and by sex workers in South Africa

In conversation with Yaliwe Clarke & Phoebe Kisubi (Africa Gender Institute, University of Cape Town), Ishtar Lakhani (SWEAT, Cape Town), Yasmin Gunaratnam (Goldsmiths), Bev Orton (University of Hull)

Chair: Athena Enderstein GRACE Project (Associazione Orlando)

Roundtable 2: Space Invading: Curatorial practice and the making of a Global Museum of Equalities

In conversation with Nirmal Puwar & Siobhán McGuirk (Goldsmiths) & Rosemarie Buikema (Utrecht University)

Chair: Vasso Belia GRACE Project (Utrecht University)

12:15 Exhibition Opening: Visualising Cultures of Equalities, Nirmal Puwar (Goldsmiths)

Roundtable 3: Women Working in Men’s Worlds: Visualising female construction workers and the quest for equitable futures in Sylhet, Bangladesh

In conversation with Tanzina Choudhury & Sumena Sultana (Shahjalal University of Science & Technology), Nazmul Haque (IDEA, Sylhet), Suzanne Clisby (Goldsmiths).

Chair: Adelina Sánchez Espinosa, GlobalGRACE Expert Advisory Panel (University of Granada)

Roundtable 4: Decolonizing Knowledge and Doing Masculinity ‘Otherwise’: Street art, dance and the production of cultures of equality in a Brazilian favela

In conversation with Professor Marta Fernández & Andréa Gill (PUC, Rio) Isabela Souza (IMJA, Rio), Vicki Page (PROMUNDO, Rio), Jimmy Turner (Goldsmiths).

Chair: Barbara Grabher, GRACE Project (University of Hull)

Roundtable 5: Making Life Loveable: Literary productions of cultures of equality among LGBTQ young people in the Philippines

In conversation with Professor J. Neil Garcia (University of the Philippines), Kate Alyzon Ramil (YMCA San Pablo), Kristy Sumague (YMCA San Pablo), Mark Johnson (Goldsmiths)

Chair: Jasmina Lukic GRACE Project (Central European University)

Roundtable 6: Borderlands: Gender and cultures of equality in the making of the Migrant Museum (MuMi) in Chiapas, Mexico

In conversation with Pável Valenzuela & Deyanira Clériga Morales (Autonomous University of Chiapas), Silvia Holz (MuMi & Voces Mesoamericanas), Frances Negrón-Muntaner (Columbia University), Suzanne Clisby (Goldsmiths)

Chair: Alejandra Benítez Silva GRACE Project (University of Hull)

5.15 - 6.30 Keynote Conversations

Cultures of Equality in Global Perspective

In conversation with Professor Frances Negrón-Muntaner (Columbia University), Professor Susan Friedman (University of Wisconsin-Madison) & Professor Srila Roy (University of Witwatersrand)

Chair: Professor Rosemarie Buikema GRACE & GlobalGRACE Project (Utrecht University)

6.30 - 8.00 Conference Reception, Kingsway Corridor, Richard Hoggart Building

*The conference will include breaks for tea, coffee and refreshments, a lunchtime and dinner buffet and a wine reception.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email GlobalGRACE administrator:

How do I get to the venue?

The GlobalGRACE launch event & exhibition is held on and around the Kingsway Corridor in the Richard Hoggart Building (the main building).

The Goldsmith's campus is well connected to the public transport network in London.

You can use the journey planner on to plan your travel to and from anywhere in London. Google Maps can help you plan any journeys from outside of London. Or you can use National Rail to plan your train journey.

The following buses stop outside Goldsmiths: 21, 36, 53, 136, 171, 172, 177, 225, 321, 343, 436, 453

Goldsmiths is less than five minutes’ walk from both New Cross and New Cross Gate train stations.

Where can I stay nearby?

The Goldsmiths campus is a short journey from Greenwich. Hotels in Greenwich can be booked in advance via their website.

Greenwich hotels

Novotel, Greenwich173-185 Greenwich High Road, SE10 8JA

Greenwich Travelodge, Blackheath Road, London, SE10 8EF

How do I get to Goldsmiths campus from Greenwich?

Bus:177 (outside Greenwich mainline train station, stop P) to Marquis of Granby (Goldsmiths)

Journey time: approx. 12 mins. Frequency: every 10 minutes

Walking: Distance: approx. 2k. Journey time: approx. 30 minutes

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