Black History Month Annual Lecture 2016

doreen lawrence

Image of Baroness Doreen Lawrence

The University of Oxford, together with the Black and Minority Ethnic Staff Network host an annual Black History Month lecture. This year, the lecture will be delivered by Baroness Doreen Lawrence of Clarendon OBE.

Baroness Lawrence is a British Jamaican campaigner and co-founder of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. The trust was founded in memory of  Baroness Lawrence’s son Stephen, a teenager who was murdered in a racist attack in South East London in 1993. The trust works to promote fairness and justice. Baroness Lawrence was appointed OBE  for services to community relations in 2003, and made a life peer in the House of Lords in 2013. In January 2016, she became the new Chancellor of De Montfort University, Leicester. Baroness Lawrence continues to campaign for justice for victims of racist crime, and is a member of Liberty, also known as the National Council for Civil Liberties, and patron on Stop Hate UK, a hate crime charity.

Refreshments at 5pm, lecture 5:30 - 7pm

Click here to view the poster.

 

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century

Contact name: Tessa Roynon
Contact email: tessa.roynon@rai.ox.ac.uk
Audience: Open to all

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