Photographs of the CRASSH Impact lecture by Professor Homi Bhabha.
CRASSH Impact was a series of free public lectures and seminars at the University of Cambridge. The event series was funded through a grant from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). Any enquiries can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Impact speaker this Michaelmas Term was Professor Homi Bhabha from Harvard, one of the foundational figures in postcolonial studies. He participated in two events in Cambridge in November 2018.
Our 2018 Easter Term Impact speaker was Reni Eddo-Lodge, whose Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race won the 2018 Jhalak Prize for the best book by a British BAME writer.
- Reni Eddo-Lodge and Priyamvada Gopal in conversation, chaired by Lola Olufemi
- Reni Eddo-Lodge and Heidi Safia Mirza in conversation, chaired by Shakira Martin
Sara Ahmed has become one of the best known feminist theorists of this generation through her publications, her blogs and her activism. She gave the CRASSH Impact Lectures during Lent Term 2018, continuing CRASSH’s commitment to exploring issues of race and gender, with a special focus on policy and social action.
- Uses of use: diversity, utility and the university, chaired by Simon Goldhill
- Complaint as diversity work, discussant: Karen Salt
The great Sinologist from Harvard, Michael Puett, presented the CRASSH Impact Lecture on China and policy during the Michaelmas Term.
- Michael Puett and Julia Lovell in conversation, chaired by Hans van de Ven
In the Easter Term 2017, we had a thrilling set of events on Law, Race, Gender and Public Policy (2 – 4 May 2017), starring Patricia J. Williams (Columbia), one of the most stirring theorists of law and race in the USA today, along with Paul Gilroy (King’s College London), Britain’s most distinguished theorist of race, and Heidi Safia Mirza (Goldsmiths), a pioneering researcher into race, faith and gender.
- In conversation: Paul Gilroy and Patricia Williams, ‘Law, Race, Gender and Public Policy’ launch event, chaired by Priscilla Mensah
- ‘Other people’s children’
- Black life, law, love and survival in times of Trump and Brexit, a Black Feminist conversation between Heidi Mirza and Patricia Williams, chaired by Sarah Franklin
- What Does Science Have to Do with Modernity? A public lecture by Lorraine Daston, respondents: Claire Craig, Jim Secord