Researching on antiracism - the people and the purpose

This is a joint session with the Antiracism and Learning Technology Special Interest Group (ARLT SIG) and Evaluations of Learners' Experiences of e–Learning Special Interest Group (ELESIG). We are organising this event in response to the community's request to cover more sessions around this topic and also to garner interest in antiracism issues in the sector with the support of with other ALT Groups and SIGs. Dr Olatunde Durowoju will lead a panel discussion with 3 panelists: Dr Yuchen Wang, Dr Emanuela Girei & Dr Teeroumanee Nadan.

A summary blog of the event and further information will be available on the ARLT SIG blog space following the event. Check out the biography of our panelists!

Dr Yuchen Wang is a Chancellor’s Fellow at the Strathclyde Institute of Education, University of Strathclyde. Her research interests include inclusive education, children’s rights and participation, educational technology, and sustainable development. She was one of the core authors of Scotland’s ‘National Framework for Inclusion’ (3rd edition, 2022), and her edited book ‘Artificial Intelligence and Inclusive Education: Speculative Futures and Emerging Practices’ won the 2020 Springer Nature New China Development award. She is the course co-leader for PGCert Inclusive Education and regularly delivers professional learning workshops for practitioners.

Dr Emanuela Girei is a leader in Management at Liverpool Business School (LJMU). Emanuelas research agenda lies at the intersection of management, organisation studies and development studies, particularly on whether and how management theory and practice can contribute to making organisations, institutions and societies more just, equitable and sustainable. Within this agenda, one of Emanuelas key research interests is decolonising management knowledge and research.

Dr Teeroumanee Nadan works mainly around Internationalisation, Inclusive & Digital Ed. She approaches HE challenges based on her own HE scholar experience in different countries and her collaborations with different institutions across the globe. She has been working around DEI since her student years in the UK, by founding the Women in Academia Network at her Alma Mater University of Reading and advocating for changes for female students & staff. She also worked with students with disability, bringing simple solutions to allow them to continue and complete their study of choice. She is currently the Chair of the ARLT SIG and advocates for digital equity


20 Mar 2024 from 12:00 PM to  1:30 PM
United Kingdom