Winter Symposium 2021 Announced!

Every year, the BSLS organises a winter symposium around a particular theme. This year's has been organised by the BSLS executive committee and will be hosted online rather than at a particular institution. The event, which takes place on the 20th of November this year, is free to attend, and you can sign up .

Here's the full programme (times are GMT):

10.00-10.15am Welcome and Opening Remarks by Jenni Halpin, BSLS Chair

10.15-11.15am Keynote Lecture: Josie Gill

11.15-11.30am Break

11.30-12.00pm Publishing Talk with Ben Doyle, Bloomsbury Academic

12.00-12.15pm Break

12.15-1.00pm Grants Talk with Tom Bray, Wellcome Trust

1.00-1.30pm Lunch

1.30-2.45pm Roundtable with Chisomo Kalinga, Manali Karmakar, Sandeep Bakshi

2.45-3.00pm Coffee Break

3.00-3.45pm Group Discussion: ‘What Kinds of Examples of Decolonial Practice Have You Seen in the Academy, or Want to See?’

3.45-4.00pm Break

4.00-5.00pm Reading Group: Priyamvada Gopal, ‘On Decolonisation and the University’; Michell Chresfield and Josie Gill, ‘Race and Antiracism in Science and the Humanities' (readings will be pre-circulated to attendees)

5.00-5.30pm BSLS Social

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