Colourism: How Skin Shade Prejudice is Sustained and Reproduced Within Families
Dr Aisha Phoenix is a Social Justice lecturer at King’s College London’s School of Education, Communication and Society. She is a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow and Principal Investigator of the Understanding Colourism Among Young People in the UK research project. She conducted the first major sociological study that explored colourism in the UK with Dr Nadia Craddock and has discussed colourism on various radio programmes and podcasts. She has a Masters in Social Research (Goldsmiths), Social Anthropology of Development (SOAS), and Creative Writing (Birkbeck). Her undergraduate degree was in Arabic and Modern Middle Eastern Studies (the University of Oxford).

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Part of the Race and Resistance Programme events.
Date: 24 November 2023, 13:00 (Friday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Venue: Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Fourth floor seminar room
Speaker: Dr Aisha Phoenix (King’s College London)
Organising department: The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)
Organisers: Dr Chantelle Lewis (University of Oxford), Holly Cooper (University of Oxford), Madeleine Foote (University of Oxford)
Part of: Race & Resistance
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editors: Madeleine Foote, Holly Cooper