Black History Month

Black History Month events

 

TimeEventVenueOrganizer
Tuesday 1 October
18.00-20.00  Black Girl Book Club - Meet & Greet Blomeley 1 Black Girl Book Club (QMSU)
Wednesday 2 October
12.00-15.00  Black-Owned Business Fair Library Square BL African & Caribbean Society (BLSA)
Thursday 3 October
18.33-20.00  Black History Month Book Club Blomeley Room 2 Decolonise QMUL (QMSU)
Friday 4 October
16.00-19.00  Young Soul Rebels (1991) film screening, introduced by Dr Rob Waters Hitchcock cinema, Arts One School of History
17.30-19.30 Panel Discussion: Why Black History Month is Important Blomeley Room 2 QM African & Caribbean Society (QMSU)
18.00-21.00 Field day to 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair Somerset House (meet outside Mile End Library) Pan-African Society (QMSU)
Wednesday 9 October
17.30-19.30 Self Care Event Blomeley Room 2 BL African & Caribbean Society (BLSA)
Thursday 10 October
13.00-14.00  A History of Black Freedom: Finding the Jamaican Maroons in the Imperial Archive with Miles Ogborn (registration required) Peoples Palace, LG01 School of Geography
13.00-14.00 Decolonising the University: What does it mean for the study of politics? (registration required) Laws 1.19 School of Politics and International Relations
Friday 11 October
12.30-13.30 Ugwumpiti - Maurice's Story - A child's experience of the Biafran War screening (registration required) Arts 1.28 School of Geography
16.00-19.00  Burning An Illusion (1981) film screening, introduced by Dr Rob Waters (registration required) Hitchcock cinema, Arts One School of History
Monday 14 October
17.30-20.00 Open Mic Night Drapers Lounge QM African & Caribbean Society (QMSU)
Tuesday 15 October
18.00-21.00 Mental Health in the BAME Demographic Milton Lecture Theatre BL African & Caribbean Society (BLSA)
Wednesday 16 October
14.00-15.00 How striking workers in the Caribbean changed British imperial policy, with Dr. Leslie James (registration required) Bancroft Road 4.01 School of History
Thursday 17 October
18.00-21.00 Hidden Figures Film Screening Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Innovation Centre BL African & Caribbean Society, Black Girl Book Club, Pan-African Society and QM African & Caribbean Society (BLSA/QMSU)
18.30-20.00  Black Art and Iconography Blomeley Room 2 Decolonise QMUL (QMSU)
Friday 18 October
16.00-19.00  Playing Away (1986) film screening, introduced by Dr Rob Waters (registration required) Hitchcock cinema, Arts One School of History
18.00-21.00 Black History Month Pub Quiz The Griff Inn BL African & Caribbean Society (BLSA)
18.00-02.00 E1 - Black History Month Edition Drapers Bar and Kitchen BL African & Caribbean Society, QM African & Caribbean Society and Pan-African Society (BLSA/QMSU)
Tuesday 22 October
18.00-20.00  Black History Month Panel Discussion Clark Kennedy Lecture Theatre BL African & Caribbean Society (BLSA)
 Wednesday 23 October  
13.00-14.00  Black Germans under the Nazi regime, with Dr. Joe Cronin  (registration required) Bancroft Road 4.01  School of History 
Thursday 24 October
18.30-20.30 Black History in Islam with Mustafa Briggs Blomely Room 1 and 2 Decolonise QMUL (QMSU)
Friday 25 October
10.00-14.30 Organising for liberation: Past, present, fugitive futures (registration required) Blomeley 2, QMSU Building School of Business and Management
18.00-21.00 CRED annual lecture: George Yancy in conversation with Gail Lewis (registration required) Arts Two lecture theatre School of Business and Management
18.00-22.00 Fashion Show Drapers Lounge Pan-African Society (QMSU)
Saturday 26 October
9.00-17.30 Building the anti-racist classroom: Organising for liberation (registration required) Arts Two School of Business and Management
Wednesday 30 October
13.00-14.00 The Caribbean Regiment and Britain's Second World War, with Professor Dan Todman (registration required) Bancroft 3.20 School of History
18.00-19.00 Black Girl Book Club Meeting Matt Spencer Boardroom Black Girl Book Club (QMSU)