Human Geography taster sesssion

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Geography at university.

Black Lives Matter protesters outside Parliament
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The Cultural and Political Geographies of the Memorial: Edward Colston and the Black Lives Matter Movement

A free virtual taster session for students.

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Please be advised that bookings for all taster sessions will close at 10am the day before the session, or earlier if the session becomes fully-booked. We therefore recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

If you are a teacher, please encourage your pupils to book individually.

When: Wednesday 28 April 2021, 3:45 - 5:00pm

Age group: Year 12, A Level

Places: 75

On 7 June 2020, a statue of the slave trader Edward Colston was toppled and pushed into Bristol Harbour as part of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Dr Jessica Dubow will examine the cultural and political geography of the memorial and place it in context of broader questions of public representation and historical memory.


Time Activity 
3:45pm Introductions to our staff and courses
4:00pm Taster lecture
4:40pm Q&A

We look forward to meeting you!

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