Tuesday Keynote: Arts & Humanities Research, Activism and Social Justice Roundtable

Roundtable, Arts & Humanities Research, Activism and Social Justice

Tuesday 22nd of June, 1.30pm - 2.15pm 

This roundtable will hear from researchers in the arts and humanities from across Scotland whose work informs or functions as activism. Interacting with and underpinning socially just change-making policy, their research is frequently conducted in partnership with external organisations. From gender inequalities in TV and film, refugee histories and lives, and inclusive youth literature and book trade activism, the panellists will discuss their research alongside the challenges, opportunities and urgency of carrying out such work. 

Speakers include: 

  • Dr Susan Berridge, Lecturer in Film & Media, University of Stirling
  • Dr Melanie Ramdarshan Bold, Senior Lecturer in Children's Literature Studies, University of Glasgow | @ILoveCopyright & @YAIdentities
  • Katherine Mackinnon, SGSAH PhD researcher in refugee historyUniversity of Glasgow | @KAMackinnon 
  • Dr Benjamin Thomas White, Senior Lecturer in History, University of Glasgow | @rain_later

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First published: 1 June 2020