Remembering Stephen Lawrence

  • 16.00 - 18.00
  • 22 Apr 2024
  • Lecture Theatre D, The Rose Bowl Portland Way Leeds LS1 3HB
Remembering Stephen Lawrence
31 years after his racist murder, this panel event will reflect on Stephen Lawrence’s legacy including the ‘official’ naming of institutional racism in British society.

Panel members from within the university and in local third sector organizations will reflect on their contemporary work around anti-racism, inclusion and migrant sanctuary. Q & A and refreshments provided.

  • Welcome from the Chair: Professor Rob Burroughs, Dean School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Introductory video: Stephen Lawrence, legacy and issues
  • David Oluwale Memorial Association (DOMA): Dr Emily Zobel Marshall
  • Border Criminology and Race: Dr Maria de Angelis
  • Social Connections and inclusion: Jack Liuta (Migration Yorkshire)
  • What sanctuary means and what we can do: Rose McCarthy (Leeds City of Sanctuary)
  • Questions and panel discussion
  • Refreshments and networking

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