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Race, ethnicity and inclusion in higher education in Ireland and the UK

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Royal Irish Academy / Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann

19 Dawson Street / 19 Sráid Dhásain

2 Dublin / Baile Átha Cliath

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Equality and inclusion in HE in Ireland and the UK: a dialogue event presented by the Royal Irish Academy and the British Council in Ireland

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A dialogue event presented by the Royal Irish Academy and the British Council in Ireland.

Moderated by Professor Anita Maguire, MRIA, VP for Research, University College Cork, this symposium will include keynotes by:

  • Professor Kathleen James Chakraborty, MRIA, University College Dublin.
  • Dr Jason Arday, Assistant Professor in Sociology, Durham University

Panel discussions and contributions from:

  • Anastasia Crickely, Chair, Pavee Point
  • Dr Gemma Irvine, Vice President for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Maynooth University
  • Dr Michael Isichei, Lecturer in Management at Queen’s University Belfast
  • Dr Ebun Joseph, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Gary Loke, Director of Knowledge, Innovation and Delivery, Advance HE (UK)
  • Dr Rosaleen McDonagh, Writer and Pavee Point board member
  • Megan Reilly, Vice President for Equality and Citizenship with the Union of Students in Ireland.
  • Dr Ross Woods, Higher Education Authority

The symposium will discuss:

  • How do we talk about and understand race, ethnicity and inclusion in the context of higher education?
  • What actions do we need to take to ensure a diversity of voices in higher education leadership?
  • What can Ireland and the UK learn from each other in this space?
  • How far have we come with inclusion in HE? What does the road ahead look like?’
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Royal Irish Academy / Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann

19 Dawson Street / 19 Sráid Dhásain

2 Dublin / Baile Átha Cliath

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