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Portrait of a Londoner is a South-East London based podcast and in this mini-series we will be talking to people who live in London about racism within the UK education system.
In this episode we speak to Jason Arday who is an assistant professor in the department of Sociology at the University of Durham https://www.dur.ac.uk/sociology/staff/profile/?id=18558
Jason is also a trustee of the Runnymede Trust the UK’s leading race equality think tank
Jason’s academic work has included the Aiming Higher report written with Professor Claire Alexander from the University of Manchester
Jason has written for The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/profile/jason-arday
And also appeared on BBC Radio 4 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000k3gr
Jason talks to us about:
- 0-15-minutes his research on the experience of BAME academics in the UK
- 15.00 - His role as a trustee of the Runnymede Trust
- 16.00- Working with Professor Claire Alexander to write the Aiming Higher Report
- 24.30 -His childhood growing up in South London
- 28.00 His experience of growing up with Aspergers and global development delay
- 33.00 His hopes for the future
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