Decolonising the Classroom!

If you’ve been hoping for the opportunity to do a PhD focusing on ‘media, race and cultural production’ you now have the perfect opportunity. Recently posted by Brunel University, London, the fully funded studentship at the College of Business Arts and Social Science offers the chance to ‘undertake theoretical and empirical collaborative research with a … More Decolonising the Classroom!

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KRITNET Conference Registration Now OPEN!

Our friends over in Austria – KRITNET – have been hard at work putting together their forthcoming conference Migration, Criminalisation, Resistance, Invention – which will take place later this month in Vienna. In their own words… “While politics of fortification and racist mobilisation grow stronger every day, there are also multiple forms of resistance and … More KRITNET Conference Registration Now OPEN!

TedX Talk on literature and imagery for kids

Check out this mini crash course in media literacy from friend of ERIF, Kahya Engler. As part of the TedX talks series, Kahya discusses her crusade to find diverse imagery and literature for her son as well as campaigning against racist portrayals of people of colour in children’s media. Core to her message is ultimate … More TedX Talk on literature and imagery for kids

PRESS RELEASE: INARG challenges North Sea Jazz festival over blackface imagery

This update just in from our friends over at the InterNational Anti-Racism Group (INARG):  “In 2015, INARG, asked North Sea Jazz Festival; “Why was blackface shown as part of the Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Holland?” In 2016, this year, INARG, in discussion with Director, Mr. Jan Willem Luyken, has received a reply from North Sea Jazz … More PRESS RELEASE: INARG challenges North Sea Jazz festival over blackface imagery

ERIF Parent Teacher Symposium – Reviews!

Two weeks ago we hosted our first ever Parent Teacher Symposium and it was a true success! From wonderful workshops to passionate parents and concerned teachers the day was full of numerous perspectives and fresh inspiration to work together in order to combat racist imagery and research for, as well as create, more inclusive imagery … More ERIF Parent Teacher Symposium – Reviews!

Read the Masks. Tradition is Not Given (2009)

Long before the Zwarte Piet is Racisme campaign took off in the Netherlands, two artists attempted to stage a protest and exhibition in opposition to the racist Sinterklaas celebration. Although their protest was cancelled amid death threats and a lack of police protection, the following documentary, Read the Masks. Tradition is Not Given was still … More Read the Masks. Tradition is Not Given (2009)