In January 2021, SHaME Principal Investigator Joanna Bourke interviewed sociologist Prof Avtar Brah, who is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Birkbeck, University of London.
Watch their interview below to hear Joanna and Avtar speak about intersectionality and Avtar’s pioneering work in Diaspora Studies, activism and academia, and Avtar’s personal and political experiences with racism and anti-racist movements, including her early work with the Southall Black Sisters:
**Content warning: Please note that this video includes discussions of racial injustice and discrimination, including the recounting of personal experiences of racism and the use of racial slurs.**
FIND OUT MORE:
Website: Prof Avtar Brah Birkbeck Fellow Profile
Website: Prof Avtar Brah Wikipedia Profile