Stadsvandringar om rasismens historia i Uppsala
2 September 2019
Under fyra söndagar i höst arrangerar Centrum för mångvetenskaplig forskning om rasism stadsvandringar om rasismens historia i Uppsala. Syftet med vandringarna är att uppmärksamma och öka medvetenheten om Uppsalas (anti-)rasistiska historia.
Vandringarna belyser rasismens lokala och globala historia genom ett urval av platser. De beräknas ta ca. 1,5-2 timmar och vid varje vandring håller inbjudna föreläsare ett kort föredrag om hållplatserna på vägen.
Vandringarna är kostnadsfria och öppna för alla, men kräver förregistrering. Varje tillfälle har platser för 5-15 personer.
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