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UCL marks Black History Month 2022

10 October 2022

There will be a variety of free talks and social events throughout Black History Month 2022 – follow this page to find out more and keep up to date with events as they are announced.

UCL Black History Month

Follow this page to find out  more about our range of interesting and thought provoking UCL events to mark Black History Month 2022, which starts this Saturday on 1 October.


This webpage is being updated with additional events as they are announced. If you are hosting a UCL event for Black History Month that you would like included here, please get in touch with us at internalcommunications@bronimmobilier.com

Find out more

  • Black History Month website
  • The history department have specially collated a list of resources to learn about Black History which have been suggested by both staff and students. 
  • The Sarah Parker Remond Centre have compiled an archive of previous podcasts which showcase conversations about race and racialisation. Their latest episode features British born Nigerian artist Karimah Ashadu in conversation with Lara Choskey (UCL English),  to discuss two of her recent films, Brown Goods (2020) and Plateau (2022). 
  • Library Services are collecting recommendations for books celebrating Black history – submit your favourites here
  • Join The Bartlett’s monthly Inclusive Spaces event series to explore equity, diversity and inclusion in the built environment. Find out more about their work on the Bartlett website.
  • 'Black Perspectives in the Built Environment' explores the diverse contributions that Black perspectives have brough to the field - find out more on the Bartlett Faculty website.
  • Listen to the IOE, Faculty of Education and Society's, episode about Diversity and inclusivity in academia as part of their 'Academia et al.' podcast series. Read an interview with IOE alumnus Banji Alexander, who has written a children's book about understanding Covid-19, and his thoughts about the importance of diversity in literature.