Public Talk: Lessons Learned from Windrush
Reflections on Lessons Learned from Windrush: Rethinking How Educational Institutions Should Respond to the Racial Legacy of Empire in the 21st Century
Join Wendy Williams, author of the Windrush Report, and Dr Shreya Atrey, author of Intersectional Discrimination (2019), for this Black History Month event, co-hosted with the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights.
This special joint event will be chaired by Helen Mountfield QC, Principal of Mansfield College.
When: 16 October, 5.30pm
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Wendy Williams, HM Inspector of Constabulary and HM Inspector of Fire & Rescue Services. She has responsibility for 13 police forces across Wales and the West of England and 11 fire and rescue services in the West of England. She was previously a Chief Crown Prosecutor with the Crown Prosecution Service and a solicitor and partner in private practice. More recently, she conducted an independent review for the Home Office of the discriminatory and harmful impact of the government’s immigration policies on the Windrush generation — her report Lessons Learned was published in March 2020.
Dr Shreya Atrey is an Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law at the Department of Continuing Education and the Faculty ofLaw, based at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. Her research is on discrimination law, feminist theory, poverty and disability law. Her monograph, Intersectional Discrimination (OUP 2019), which won the runners-up Peter Birks Book Prize in 2020, presents an account of intersectionality theory in comparative discrimination law. Shreya is currently working on project on 'Equality Law in Times in Crisis' funded by the British Academy.