Celebrating Black History Month at LJMU
Using the past as a platform for the future - Do British universities cater for black and other minority communitites?To download the confernce flyer click here As part of this year's Black History Month, Liverpool John Moores University is hosting a free, public lecture presented by Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington and Shadow Minister for Public Health.
Event chaired by: Sir Bert Massie CBE, LJMU Governor and Equality Champion
Title of talk: Using the past as a platform for the future: Do British Universities cater for black and other minority communities?
Date: Thursday 25 October 2012
Time: 12.00 to 3.40pm
Venue: Johnson Foundation Auditorium, Art and Design Academy (ADA). Liverpool John Moores University, Duckinfield Street, Liverpool, L3 5RD
On arrival guests will be served a selection of Afro-Caribbean, West African, East African and English dishes and have the opportunity to view an exhibition of work.
Alison Wild, University Secretary and Deputy Chief Executive, will officially open the event at 1.00pm followed by dance and drama performances by LJMU students.
Diane Abbott will deliver her talk at 2pm, followed by a Q&A session, offering the audience the opportunity to become involved in the debate.
Overview of the event:
|12 noon||Arrival and lunch|
|1.00 to 1.10pm||Welcom from Alison Wild, University Secretary & Deputy Chief Executive, LJMU|
|1.15 to 1.35pm||LJMU dance students performance|
|1.35 to 2.00pm||LJMU drama students performance|
|2.00 to 3.30pm||
Lecture: Using the past as a platform for the future. Do British universities cater for black and other minority communities?
Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington and Shadow Minister for Public Health
|3.30pm||Closing Remarks: Alison Wild|