Who gets to learn, who gets to teach?
Focus: Equity, access and inclusion
Host Natasha Lokhun is joined by academics, students and practitioners from across the Commonwealth to address the question - how have universities responded to calls to decolonise higher education?
Expect lively discussions, in-depth analysis and new perspectives as we take on some of the key debates within higher education.
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How have universities responded to calls to decolonise higher education? Join the ACU and renowned academics, students and practitioners to explore the critical question of who gets to learn, and who gets to teach
Guests: Professor Adam Habib, incoming Director of SOAS, University of London, UK and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and Professor Jonathan Jansen, Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Stellenbosch and President of the Academy of Science of South Africa
Guests: Meera Sabaratnam, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at SOAS, University of London, UK and Chair of the Decolonising SOAS Working Group, and Margaret Forster, Associate Head of School of Maori Knowledge – Te Pūtahi-a-Toi at Massey University, New Zealand
Guests: Larissa Kennedy, President of the National Union of Students, UK and Candace Brunette-Debassige, Acting Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President (Indigenous Initiatives) at Western University, Canada
Guests: Professor Shaun Ewen, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) of the University of Melbourne, Australia and convenor of the ACU’s Peace and Reconciliation Network, and Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Committee
Guests: Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town in South Africa, and Dr Vagishwari, Professor in the Department of International Studies, Political Science and History at Christ University in India
Guests: Kirsty Kaiser, Implementation Manager at the Research Fairness Initiative, which is based in South Africa, and Professor Imran Rahman, Dean of the School of Business at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh