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Chambers & Partners
12/10/2020

Event: BHM- Afro Hair: Heritage, Identity and Discrimination (28th October – via Zoom)

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Date: 28th October 2020
Time: 2pm until 3pm

via Zoom platform

Each year Old Square Chambers takes the opportunity to remember, discuss, and explore the contribution of Black History in the UK and challenges we still face.
This year Nadia Motraghi of Old Square Chambers will chair a panel discussion on history, identity and discrimination in the context of Afro hair, with
Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Actress, Solicitor, and creator of Afro Archives UK, a video, web and radio project discussing heritage, identity, image and the social and political implications of working and performing with Afro-textured hair.

Afro Archives has screened at The National Theatre and The Home Office.

And Old Square Chambers’ discrimination experts:
Ijeoma Omambala QC and Rebecca Tuck QC

Join us for the discussion on this fascinating, important and under-explored issue. This will be a virtual event. The format will be a presentation and discussion from our speakers followed by a Q&A.

To book:

Please send your full details (name, organisation, position and email address) to events@oldsquare.co.uk – zoom details will then be sent along with formal confirmation.
We would also be delighted to receive your questions in advance of the session to events@oldsquare.co.uk and contributions at the event itself.

Speakers

Ijeoma Omambala QC

Ijeoma Omambala QC 020 7269 0357 Email

Rebecca Tuck QC

Rebecca Tuck QC 020 7269 0357 Email

Nadia Motraghi

Nadia Motraghi 020 7269 0357 Email

Phil Desmondez

Marketing Manager
Phil Desmondez 020 7269 0300 Email

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