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School of Divinity: Equality and Diversity

School of Divinity: Equality and Diversity

News and events supporting and promoting equality, diversity and respect at the School of Divinity, New College, University of Edinburgh

Year: 2019

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee is responsible for providing strategic direction for the implementation of the College vision on equality, diversity and inclusion. Chair: Rowena Arshad Remit and Action Plan The Committee met for the first time 28 October and is in the process of finalising its remit. […]

Thursday 21 November 2019, 10.00 – 12.30 hours, Room 5.04, Charteris Land (Moray House) Are you passionate about sharing your subject area with young people? Do you already undertake (or wish to begin) outreach with pupils from widening participation (WP) backgrounds? Do you want to learn new techniques to engage with school-aged learners? This workshop, […]

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is organising a series of workshops, hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) Cultural Heritage 6 December 2019, 0930-1230 hours What role does the past play in the present? How do we, in the present, exercise sovereignty over the past, and operationalise it […]

One in four people will struggle with their mental health each year and many more will be affected by the stigma surrounding mental illness. Mental Health and Wellbeing Week is a joint University of Edinburgh, Students Association and Sports Union programme, featuring events and activities focused on mental health. Students Association events Sports Union activities University […]

November is a month of celebration of the individuals and evens that have shaped disabled communities. It also provides space for disabled students to explore and articulate their own experiences , and a focus for the whole University community to discuss and address the on-going challenges facing disabled communities in Britain and around the world. […]

We know that 1 in 4 of us will struggle with our mental health each year and many more will be affected by the stigma surrounding mental illness, but many of us struggle to find the words to talk about how we’re feeling. Edinburgh University Students’ Association has organised a week-long programme of events and activities focused on mental health […]

The Consent Collective are back at the University of Edinburgh for another year for workshops, discussions and other events. They will host a screening of the 2018 documentary ‘Roll Red Roll‘ on October 22 and their ‘#MeToo Surviving University‘ workshop on October 23. Sign up for these events now. Every student and member of staff […]

It’s Black History Month and the University of Edinburgh is holding numerous events to celebrate black heritage. Examples include a brunch for black students and staff, and a screening and discussion of the fact-based drama series ‘When they see us.’ See what’s on Diversity at the University The University of Edinburgh is dedicated to celebrating […]

The University of Edinburgh is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. Participation in the Stonewall Workplace Index is one demonstration of that commitment and is a means of assessing our progress relating to the impact of organisational practice on LGBT+ staff. As part of our submission, Stonewall ask the University to circulate their staff […]

The University’s interdisciplinary hub for gender and sexuality studies research and teaching – gendered – will hold its second-anniversary event on 1 October 2019. The event will provide an interactive showcase for research projects and teaching on gender and sexuality studies across the University of Edinburgh, as well as ‘speed networking’ opportunities. Where and when? […]


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