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'Toppling Colston: Heritage and Teaching Practice after Black Lives Matter 2020'

To mark the anniversary of the toppling of Edward Colston’s statue by Black Lives Matter protestors, the NU Centre for Heritage organised this online dialogue to challenge ourselves to think about what has changed in the past year, and what not (yet). We asked the speakers to reflect on how this moment, and how subsequent responses to it, have shaped teaching and practice over the past year. In conversation with Carol Ann Dixon, Researcher University of Sheffield Chloë Duckworth, Co-lead Centre for Heritage Keith Magee, Professor of Practice of Social Justice Iain Watson, Cultural Consultant, Visiting Professor Media, Culture, Heritage (from Oct. ‘21), Former Director Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

14 June 2020