IASIS: Diversity

14 December 2017, 5.30 PM - 14 December 2017, 7.00 PM

Room 4.10 School of Education, 35 Berkeley Square

Join us for our Winter IASIS, an informal research networking event based on provocations related to the theme of Diversity.

Participants will include our IAS Research Fellows, Dr Josie Gill and Dr Patricia Neville, IAS Senior Research Fellow Professor Ursula King, and IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor Daniel Conley. There will also be a performance by the Sue Porter EDI Choir. If you would like your work to be featured, please get in touch (ias-admin@bristol.ac.uk). Be assured, however, that there will be ample opportunity for impromptu contributions.

The event is open to all, with drinks and nibbles from 17:30. To give us an idea of numbers, please book a ticket through eventbrite.

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Speakers' Talks

Implicit Bias - Daniel Conley will address implicit bias in science, the need for its identification and how to overcome it.

Decolonising Interdisciplinarity Josie Gill will talk about the student movement to decolonise universities, 'alternative facts', science and literature, and interdisciplinarity, and how all these things might be linked.

Ethnic Diversity in Dentistry: a leaky pipeline or broken beyond repair? - Patricia Neville will look at the role ethnicity plays in young BAME people’s motivations, aspirations and progressions through dental careers.

Religious Diversity - Ursula King will reflect on the origins, histories, ideals and failings of religions, of their potential for creating both peace and war, violence and reconciliation - and highlight the positive potential and promise of contemporary religious pluralism. 


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