University of Leicester
University of Leicester
10:00-12:00 Dr Margaret Byron will discuss colonialism and migrant labour in sectors of the British economy. In addition to lecture material, the session will involve a short interactive group activity Email [email protected] http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/scs/activities/black-history-season at University of Leicester

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Colonialism, Migration and Contemporary Britain (Black History Season)

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Event Summary:

10:00-12:00 Dr Margaret Byron will discuss colonialism and migrant labour in sectors of the British economy. In addition to lecture material, the session will involve a short interactive group activity Email [email protected] http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/scs/activities/black-history-season

Full Event Details:

The case study of nurses in Britain’s NHS will illustrate the role of women who migrated from colonies in the Caribbean to work in Britain following WWII. She will show how history repeated itself half a century later as nurses from Ghana, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe provide vital services in our contemporary health services. Through labour migration Britain has become a socially and culturally diverse society.

Year 12 and Access students are welcome to attend individually or as part of a school group. Priority will be given to WP students.
Please email [email protected] for booking information.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

50



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