09. October 2019 - 15:30 till 17:30
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Call and Response: Museums, Collecting, Race and Empire | University Chapel | Wednesday, 09. October 2019

Christine Whyte will lead a guided tour of  'Call and Response: the University of Glasgow and slavery' exhibition in the University Chapel from 3pm to 3:30pm and then join us for a roundtable discussion about slavery, race, empire, museums and collecting. Featuring Zandra Yeaman (Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights, https://www.crer.scot ), Graham Campbell (activist and politician, http://www.flagupscotjam.uk/ ), Rosie Spooner (Information Studies, University of Glasgow), Lola Sanchez-Jauregui (Curator, The Hunterian Museum) and Chandra Brooks (Theology, Unviersity of Glasgow). Where we see museums and collecting going? What role do museums play in addressing and challenging legacies of slavery and empire, such as institutional racism? What might decolonial museum work look like in Scotland?