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Differences and Similarities: Policing in the US and the UK article icon

Education & Development

Differences and Similarities: Policing in the US and the UK

How does policing in the US and the UK operate and how does this feed into debates around policing and racism?

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Insights into Policing and Racism in the UK – a collection video icon

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Insights into Policing and Racism in the UK – a collection

This collection provides overview and historical context of (some of) the differences and similarities in policing in the USA and UK, particularly those related to race and systemic and institutional racism, and what’s being done about racism in the police.

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10 mins
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History & The Arts

Art, Loot and Empire: The Benin Bronzes

How did the West African artworks known as the Benin Bronzes end up in European museums? And why does it matter? 

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30 mins
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History & The Arts

Reading Between the Lines: uncovering racism and homophobia in British history

Historically, there was a tendency to ascribe lesbianism to BAME women and ‘other’ nations. Anita Pilgrim draws on some examples in this article...

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How yoga conquered Britain: the feminist legacy of Yogini Sunita and Kailash Puri article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

How yoga conquered Britain: the feminist legacy of Yogini Sunita and Kailash Puri

Suzanne Newcombe explores the contribution of two key female figures in the popularisation of yoga in Britain.

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Education & Development

Why Design Education needs Black and Women of Colour Feminist Thinking

Tanveer Ahmed reflects on how Black and women of colour feminist theories have helped her better understand how patriarchal and Eurocentric narratives continue to underpin and shape fashion design and explores how to decolonise design practices.

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10 mins
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Developing Stamina for Decolonising Higher Education

What are the challenges, possibilities and complexities of decolonising Higher Education? Sharon Stein explores how to hold space for the difficulties of decolonisation in this article and video.

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10 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

Remembering Stuart Hall

Stuart Hall (3 February 1932 – 10 February 2014) was a cultural theorist and Professor of Sociology at The Open University from 1979-1997. We remember him with these articles and video clips.

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Education & Development

Crafting a new international partnership for racial equity in Higher Education

As part of Black History Month 2020, Jessica Aguti of Makerere University and Charles Mbalyohere of The Open University were invited to talk about an exciting partnership between their two institutions.

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10 mins
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Little white lies: Whiteness, reflexivity, race and criminology video icon

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Little white lies: Whiteness, reflexivity, race and criminology

Why is it important for White people to talk about Whiteness? Rod Earle, a senior lecturer in youth justice, explores this in relation to racism and criminology…

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30 mins
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Education & Development

The Black History Month Talks

Explore the recorded presentations from The Open University's BME network's Black History Month event in October 2020.

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3 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law

Is America better than this?

What will happen in America following the attack on the US Capitol building and the inauguration of Joe Biden as President? Sinead McEneaney explores this contentious issue...

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