Tag Archives: diversity

What does Black History Month signify in a pre-dominantly black yet racially diverse community?

Black History Month, a month (every October in the UK) to celebrate and remember what is considered a legacy of African-American (Black) excellence first originated in the United States in the 1970s. Since then, it has given birth to a … Continue reading

Decolonising the LSHTM Archives

Within the LSHTM Archives Service we have begun to re-examine the way we work, the stories we tell and the role we can play in promoting different versions of history. This was originally inspired by the work of Lioba Hirsch, … Continue reading

‘Diversity work is messy, even dirty, work’ – Let’s discuss!

Diversity work has been described as “messy, even dirty, work” involving “sweaty concepts, concepts that come out of the effort to transform institutions that are often not as behind that transformation as they appear to be” (Ahmed 2017: 94). Following … Continue reading