A brand new lecture and dialogue collection that includes worldwide Fulbright Students on the College of Arkansas will launch on Friday, Feb. 26, with a session on “Worldwide Views on Policing and Race: The U.S., the U.Ok., and South Africa.” Members of the College group and the broader public are invited to register for this occasion, which is able to happen from 8-9:30 a.m. (CT) on Zoom and have a dwell dialogue with policing specialists Adrienne Milner in London, Nice Britain, and Gareth Newham in Pretoria, South Africa.
The panel will place latest controversies over police bias and violence into world context. It should additionally take into account the influence of police violence allegations in the USA on worldwide policing, in addition to comparative views on the relationships amongst race, policing, and well being outcomes. The panelists will focus on systemic and cultural variations within the strategy to policing within the three international locations whereas additionally highlighting efforts to handle the issue on the political, authorized, and grassroots ranges.
The occasion is the primary in a brand new Fulbright Students Social Affect Collection, which is able to characteristic worldwide conversations moderated by Fulbright Students and different worldwide college students and researchers on the College of Arkansas. The collection is a part of the Arkansas International Changemakers Initiative, a collaboration between the Fulbright Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Walton Faculty of Enterprise
Milner is senior lecturer at Brunel College in London. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the College of Miami and has over 10 years of expertise educating in each U.S. and U.Ok. universities. Her analysis examines racial attitudes, coverage preferences, and well being outcomes, with an emphasis on police brutality, the Inexpensive Care Act, and COVID-19. Newham has spent over 20 years working to enhance policing and public security in South Africa. He at the moment heads the Justice and Violence Prevention Programme on the Institute for Safety Research (ISS). The ISS is an impartial, African authoritative analysis, coverage, and coaching group working to improve human safety in Africa.
The dialogue can be moderated by Krishen Samuel, a Fulbright Scholar from South Africa finishing doctoral research in Neighborhood Well being Promotion and Well being Habits on the College of Arkansas. Samuel holds a Masters in International Public Well being and Coverage, and his analysis research social determinants of well being and the way the intersection of things comparable to race, gender, and sexuality influence upon well being outcomes.
The occasion is scheduled for 8-9:30 a.m. (CT) Friday, Feb. 26, and can be held by way of Zoom. Please observe the link to register. When you register, you’ll obtain a affirmation e-mail with the hyperlink to a Zoom assembly.
Concerning the Fulbright Students Social Affect Collection: This collection invitations Fulbright Students and different worldwide college students and students on the College of Arkansas to behave as cultural ambassadors by connecting the campus group and the general public to main specialists or practitioners from their residence nation. The aim of the collection is to spotlight shared challenges and promote potential options all over the world.
About Arkansas International Changemakers: Arkansas International Changemakers is a mission aimed toward bringing communities collectively to reinforce native options to world challenges. Collaborating college and college students work alongside organizations, governments, and companies in Arkansas to position urgent social points into world context and to enter into dialogue with communities all over the world going through related challenges. For extra info, go to our web site: https://globalchangemakers.uark.edu
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