Black History Month 2021

Friday 1 October (00:00) - Sunday 31 October 2021 (23:59)
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BHM 2021

October is Black History Month and the University will again be celebrating the culture and histories of black communities with a comprehensive programme of events. The theme for this year is 'Proud To Be...'

Thank you to all of our event organisers. We are continuously adding events, so please revisit this page for updates. 


 Date/Time Event 

Monday 4th- Friday 29th October 2021 

"Proud to be..." - College of Medical & Dental sciences digital screen exhibiton  

Monday 4th - Friday 29th October 2021

John Munro's interview with doctoral student Tionne Parris about her research on radical women the African American freedom movement.


Thursday 7th October 2021

17:00 - 19:00

Black students talk: Depression and low mood

Wednesday 13th October 2021

12:00 - 12:30

"Proud to be..." panel discussion  

Wednesday 13th October 2021

16:00 - 17:00 

 Let’s talk about why we should talk about race  

Monday 18th October 2021

18:00 - 19:30pm

The Birmingham Leadership Institute and
UoB Race Equality Network present
Proud to be a Leader

Tuesday 19th October 2021

13:00 - 13:30 

Staff networks – Branching out Bake off event  

Wednesday 20th October 2021


Lecture and student Q&A - Professor Calvin Moorley - Is racism killing nurses?  

Thursday 21st October 2021

13:00 - 14:00 

Black History Month Quiz  

Sunday 24th - Thursday 28th October 2021

Dubai Campus - Bake Off  

Friday 22nd October 2021

13:00 - 14:00 

Proud to be shaping Health and Social Care research  

Tuesday 26th October 2021

13:00 - 14:00

IMI: The journey to a PhD and beyond: tales from three African scientists   

Tuesday 26th October 2021

13:00 - 14:00 

Search and Research – Looking for women in the Danford Collection

Thursday 28th October


Dubai Campus - All Staff BHM quiz - from Dubai!


 Friday 29th October 2021

12:10 - 12:55 

Black History Month - Virtual Yoga and Meditation

From Friday 1st October2021

Black History resources at the Cadbury Research Library


Wednesday 3rd November 2021

12:00 - 13:30 

BHM pride not prejudice sharing event on the theme ‘proud to be…’  

Thursday 4th November 2021


 Dubai campus - Proud to be... me in three  

Friday 5th November 2021

11:00 - 13:00pm

Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Workshop: Charles W. Mills - Lifting the Veil  

Culture and collections

Schools, institutes and departments

Services and facilities