Difficult Histories – Black Lives Matter: Dialogue & Debate

An interactive Dialogue & Debate webinar from Cumberland Lodge, streamed live on Thursday 9 July 2020 at 11am

Resource type: Webinar

This webinar is the second in a four-part mini-series on issues of race and justice in policing, education, the culture sector and wider society, as part of the regular series of Dialogue & Debate webinars from Cumberland Lodge.

The discussion is presented by Cumberland Lodge trustee and Director of the 21st Century Trust, John Lotherington, with guest panellists:

– Dr Christienna Fryar – Lecturer in Black British History, Goldsmiths (University of London)

– Dr Tristram Hunt – Director, Victoria & Albert Museum

– Zaiba Patel – History teacher 

– Olivia Wyatt – Researcher, Young Historians Project 

This webinar explores the findings and recommendations of our 2019 Cumberland Lodge Report, Difficult Histories & Positive Identitiesin light of recent events associated with the Black Lives Matter movement, including the removal of statues and the changing of street or school names.

Audio version

An audio-only version of this webinar is available below, and on podcast platforms.

Audio versions of all our previous Dialogue & Debate webinars can be found on SoundCloud here.