Launch of RACE.ED

RACE.ED is a cross-university hub for research and teaching on race and ethnicity. It showcases excellence in teaching, research and knowledge, exchange, impact (KEI) in race and decolonial studies at The University of Edinburgh. We look forward to the RACE.ED launch event on ‘Responsive Pedagogy in Times of Crisis’ on 8 July 2020. Find out more

Social Justice Re-examined

To coincide with the publication of the second edition of Social Justice Re-examined: Dilemmas and solutions for the classroom teacher (edited by Rowena Arshad, Terry Wrigley and Lynn Pratt) in December 2019, the CERES website is establishing a dedicated space to host resources relating to ten key themes emerging from the book. The resources found

New award

CERES Co-Director Akwugo Emejulu has been awarded £9,397 (with Leah Bassel, University of Leicester) from the British Academy Small Grant Scheme for a project entitled ‘Minority Women’s Activism in Tough Times’. This project seeks to explore the challenges and opportunities of grassroots activism in times of austerity in the UK and France. Working with four

Launch of Report

Attracting international students: equitable services and support, campus cohesion and community engagement CERES will be hosting a half-day conference to present findings of the recent Equality Challenge Unit research into enhancing the international student experience through improving equality in service provision within higher education institutions. For more information and to book a place:

New report: Promoting Cohesion, Challenging Expectation: Educating The Teachers of Tomorrow for Race Equality and Diversity in 21st Century Schools

Research by CERES staff and colleagues at Manchester Metropolitan University on teacher education and ‘race’ equality found that the patchy addressing of race equality issues in initial teacher education was more to do with the lack of time rather than a lack of goodwill. The intensive nature of teacher education programmes meant a lot had

CERES Director welcomes the initiative by Edinburgh University African and Caribbean Student Society

As part of Black History Month, the Edinburgh University African Caribbean Society presented a collection of 45 books to boost the presence of black literature in the University library. The books represent both modern and classic literature and across fiction and non-fiction. The projects goals are to provide Edinburgh University students of all backgrounds with a greater


CERES lends support for better recognition of community languages in the UK: CERES Directors Dr Rowena Arshad and Yvonne Foley joined 20 other academics across the UK and Europe to a campaign led by young people to better recognise the many community languages spoken in the UK today. See Guardian article and Times Educational Supplement

Joint CERES/CREID seminar

Recent event: Joint CERES/CREID seminar: Constructions of ethnic identity in the early years: Fostering dialogue across innovative qualitative and quantitative methods. Date: June 9th 2011 Time: 2pm – 4pm Venue: Room 1.18 Paterson’s Land, Moray House School of Education Further information