An open-access archive of primary sources covering the following six topics: Slavery and abolition Civil war and reconstruction Jim Crow segregation 1878-1932 New Deal and WWII Civil Rights and Black Power Movements till 1975 Contemporary era Find links to the resource on our A-Z of Databases or Library Search
20th October was World Statistics day. The ILO raised concerns about gaps in terms of collection of data about gender and work If you are looking for accurate reliable data here are some free recmomendations: DataPortals.org datacatalogs.org– Comprehensive list of open data portals in the world maintained by Open Knowledge International. EU Data Includes data […]
Available via Youtube This series explores the way that #MeToo Movement was translated and transformed in China, India, Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines. It is curated by Dr Monika Winarnita of Deakin University and associated with The Asian Media and Cultural Studies Network, an initiative of Deakin University with partners from Tsinghua and Wuhan Universities […]
Islam and Muslims on UK University Campuses: perceptions and challenges, is the latest report from an AHRC project conducted at SOAS. It finds that the UK government’s counter-terrorism strategy, Prevent, has “reinforced negative stereotypes of Muslims and has encouraged a culture of mutual suspicion and surveillance on university campuses”. Morevover a minority remain ambivalent about Islam as a […]
US Crisis Monitor The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) and The Bridging Divides Initiative (BDI) at Princeton University have launched a joint project that provides the public with real-time data and analysis on political violence and demonstrations in the United States. It includes data on violence associated with Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
A new comic book based on a wider research project funded by the University Grants Commission and the UK-India Educational Research Initiative and led by Radhika Govinda and Krishna Menon. It considers feminisms in the academy, focusing upon questions of identity, pedagogy and violence. A key issue is: How has feminism become institutionalised in the academy, […]
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Shocking results from the Access & Participation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities in UK Postgraduate Research – Policy Briefing UK CGE The proportion of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students enrolled in UK H.E. in 2018/19 dropped from 24.81% at undergraduate level to 18.07% at postgraduate research level (excluding enrolments where ethnicity is unknown). Between 2016/17 […]
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OutRage! was a radical, non-violent, direct action LGBT human rights group that fought against homophobia in the State, the Church and society in general. It was founded in 1990 by activists including Peter Tatchell. This excellent visual record is based on the archives held by the LSE Archives . It covers key campaigns and offers insight […]
New from Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture a site which is designed to provide free access to tools and resources to help teachers, parents/individuals talk about race and racial prejudice in society. These include videos and written resources. Topics covered include the historical origins of discrimination, whiteness and privilege, bias and how to […]
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) new data portal makes its reliable global data on drugs and crime easier to access and visualise. It includes sections on types of crime (firearms, homicide, violence, sexual crime) criminal justice systems, prisons and drug related seizures.