Kehinde Andrews

Andrews, K. (2017). British Education Does Perpetuate Racism. Debate at the Oxford Union [YouTube].

Andrews, K. (2016, October 6). The Black Studies Movement in BritainThe Black Scholar. 

Andrews, K. (2016, May 20). At last, the UK has a black studies university course. It’s long overdueThe Guardian.

Andrews, K. (2015). The Black Studies Movement in Britain: Addressing the Crisis in British Academia and Social Life. In Alexander, C. & Arday, J. (eds.), Aiming Higher. Race, Inequality and Diversity in the Academy. London, Runnymede.

Kehinde Andrews’s picks

National Students Union (2014). Why is My Curriculum White? [Film].
A student led initiative unravelling the Eurocentric nature of our education system.

UCL (2014). Why isn’t My Professor Black[YouTube].

Latifa Akay

Akay, L. (2016). Fighting back against the government’s silencing of Muslim women. The F-Word. 

Latifa Akay’s picks

Maslaha. (2014).

Open Society Justice Initiative. (2016). Eroding Trust: The UK’s Prevent Counter-Extremism Strategy in Health and Education

Anzaldua, G and Moraga, C. (1981). This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Colour, Persephone Press

Bhambra, Gurminder K. (2016). Postcolonial reflections on sociology, The Journal of the British Sociological Association, 50 (5)

Chetty, D. (2016) You Can’t Say That! Stories Have To Be About White People in The Good Immigrant, Unbound

Hooks, B. (1994). Teaching To Transgress, Education as the Practice of Freedom, Routledge 

Mir-Hosseini, Z. (2014). Men In Charge? Rethinking authority in Muslim legal tradition One World publications

Emdin, C. (2016) For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood … and the Rest of Y’all Too, Beacon Press

(2017). The State We’re In, Schooling and Culture Calverts Co-operative 

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Kilomba, G. (2015). Decolonizing Knowledge, Voice Republic

Owusu, M. (2016). Decolonising The Curriculum, TEDxUniversityofLeeds

Musawah (2014). Making Waves: Expressions of Gender Equality in the Sacred Texts and Islamic Tradition

Heidi Safia Mirza

Arday, J. and Mirza, H. S. (Forthcoming in 2018). Dismantling Race in Higher Education: Racism, whiteness and decolonizing the academy. Palgrave McMillan.

Mirza, H. S. (2014/2015). Decolonising higher education: Black feminism and the intersectionality of race and gender. Journal of Feminist Scholarship, 7/8.

Mirza, H. S. and Meetoo, V. (2012). Respecting Difference: Race, Faith and Culture for teacher educatorsIOE Press: Bloomsbury, London.

Heidi Safia Mirza’s picks

Ahmed, S. (2012). On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life. Durham, Duke University Press.

Tuck, E., Wayne Yang, K. (2012). Decolonisation is not a metaphorDecolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 1 (1), pp. 1-­40.

Ahmed, S. (2009). Embodying Diversity: problems and paradoxes for Black feminists, Race Ethnicity and Education,12 (1), pp. 41-52.

Alcoff, L. (1991). The Problem of Speaking for others, Cultural Critique, N 20 (Winter) pp. 5-32.

Applebaum, B. (2008). “Doesn’t my experience count?” White students, the authority of experience and social justice pedagogy. Race, Ethnicity and Education, 11(4), pp. 405–14.

Lander, V. (2011). “Race, culture and all that”: An exploration of the perspectives of white secondary student teachers about race equality issues in their Initial Teacher Education, Race, Ethnicity and Education, 3(14), 351–64.

Mohanty, C. T. ( 2003). Under Western Eyes Revisited: Feminist solidarity through anti-capitalist struggles,  Signs Journal of Women in Culture and Society 28 (2): pp. 499-535.


Sabaratnam, M. (2017). Decolonising the curriculum: what’s all the fuss is about?, SOAS Blog.

Emejulu A. (2017). The University is Not Innocent: Speaking of Universities, Verso Books Blog.


Oxford Union (2016). Rhodes Must Fall  Full Debate [YouTube].

NET (1965). James Baldwin debates William F. Buckley. Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?, Cambridge University.

James Baldwin on education [YouTube].

Selection of Audre Lorde quotes.

The Royal Court presents The Fall  (2017). Produced by Baxter Theatre Company, University of Cape Town

Omar Khan

Khan, O. (2015). #RhodesMustFall: A Movement for Historical and Contemporary Recognition of Racial Injustice (in 2 parts), Runnymede Trust Blog.

Runnymede Trust

Alexander, C. & Arday, J. (eds.). (2015).  Aiming Higher Race, Inequality and Diversity in the Academy. Runnymede Trust.

Alexander, C., Arday, & J. Weekes-Bernard D. (eds.). (2015). The School Report: Race, education and inequality in contemporary Britain. Runnymede Trust.

Runnymede Trust.  Our Migration History
Our Migration Story: The Making of Britain is an Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded collaboration between the Runnymede Trust and academics based at the universities of Cambridge and Manchester. Drawing on the words and research of over 60 historians based in universities and historical institutions – including the National Archives, the Imperial War Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Royal Historical Society – this website presents the often untold stories of the generations of migrants who came to and shaped the British Isles.

Runnymede Trust. History Lessons
Who gets included in the story? Runnymede’s History Lessons project asks this question and looks at the importance of presenting diverse stories when teaching history.

Jonathan Even-Zohar

Even-Zohar, J. (2016). Deepening the discussion is the only way out of radicalisation, United Against Racism.

Even-Zohar, J. (2017). Moving HistoryOnline lecture, Sharing Perspectives Foundation.

Even-Zohar, J. (2013). Shape a global future – teach history beyond identityTEDxAmsterdam [YouTube].

Jonathan Even-Zohar picks

Frankopan, P. (2016). Change in the 21st Century and the Return of History, Yale University, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture [YouTube].
Peter Francopan, author of The Silk Roads, re-visions global history.

Chakrebarty, D. (2009).  The decline and prospect of Universal History,  University of Kansas.
A lecture by Dipesh Chakrabarty, leading scholar of subaltern studies [YouTube].