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Racial Justice Seminar Series: In conversation with Professor Kehinde Andrews

The Executive Suite’s second virtual seminar will be “In conversation with Prof. Kehinde Andrews

Non-urgent advice: Overview

For: Executive directors in health and care
When: Tuesday 26th January 10am – 12 noon.
Where: Online

Kehinde Andrews is Professor of Black Studies at Birmingham City University

Our second seminar; a conversation between Professor Kehinde Andrews, Professor of Black Studies and Tracie Jolliff, Head of Inclusive Systems Development, NHS England and Improvement will draw out key concepts in relation to his work on leadership for radical transformation for racial justice, pointing to his work’s relevance for you as an NHS leader to support you to progress racial justice. It will also draw on current experiences from two panels of BAME senior leaders and CEOs from across health and care with a focus on lessons learned in protecting our BAME staff during phase one of Covid-19 and give practical tips on how we can quickly embrace learning and improvement going forward.

Kehinde Andrews’ research focuses on resistance to racism and grassroots organisations. His latest book Black to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century was published in 2018. He also wrote Resisting Racism: Race, Inequality and the Black Supplementary School Movement in 2013 and is editor of the Blackness in Britain book series with Zed Books. His next book, The New Age of Empire: How Racism and Colonialism Still Rule the World will be published in February 2021 by Penguin Allen Lane in the UK and Bold Type Books in the US. Kehinde has written opinions pieces for outlets including the Guardian, Independent, Washington Post and CNN.  Kehinde is founder of the Harambee Organisation of Black Unity; and co-chair of the Black Studies Association.

To help you translate theory into leadership practice there will be themed Action Learning Sets following each seminar alongside a suite of resources available soon. Register your interest in the Action Learning Sets.

Joining the event

If you would like to join this event, please complete the booking form below. You have the opportunity to pose a question to Professor Andrews, which we will endeavour to pose in the conversation. You do not have to submit a question, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions on the day, but we welcome submissions in advance.

Our team will then email you joining instructions for the event. 

Can I make bookings for other people? No – We cannot accept multiple bookings, or bookings on behalf of other people. Please book your place individually using your personal logon / name / contact details. This will help us to manage attendee lists and welcome registered delegates onto the virtual session effectively. To be fair to other delegates, multiple bookings will be cancelled.

How do I cancel: If you can no longer attend, please advise us immediately on [email protected] so we can cancel your booking and make it available to someone else.

What happens after booking: You will be emailed a diary invite to your chosen virtual session. This will be updated with joining instructions in the lead up to the day session is due to be delivered. This will be sent to the email address that you used to sign up. Please remember to check your spam/junk email folders in case your Joining Instruction email has inadvertently gone in there. Emails will be sent from [email protected]


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