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Equality & Diversity




Race and Merit: Dismantling Myths


22 October | 5.30 – 7.00pm | Palmerston Room, St John’s College

As a world-leading university, we often take for granted that we recruit and promote on the basis of “merit”.

But what do we mean by “merit”? Does our definition of “merit” contribute to sustaining racial inequalities?

The keynote speaker Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS University of London will explore these topics looking at how our perceptions of “merit” influence and impact our understanding of discrimination and prejudice.

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Monday, 22 October, 2018 - 17:30 to 19:00