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Overcoming Imperial Amnesia: The Case for Decolonising our Schools and Museums

Sat 6 July 2024 , 10am-2pm

Weston Park Museum

Join SHARE (Sheffield Anti-Racist Education) at Weston Park Museum for a thought-provoking event on overcoming imperial amnesia: the case for decolonising our schools and museums. 



  • Reflections on the continuing relevance of Eric Williams’ ‘Capitalism and Slavery’: Rob Cotterell (SADACCA) 
  • Decolonising the school geography curriculum: Shaakirah Kasuji (Bosworth Academy, Desford, Leicestershire) & Chris Winter (SHARE) 
  • Decolonising teacher education - Sheffield’s hidden geography and history: Mark Cottingham (UOS School of Education), Courtenay Crichton-Turley (Roots & Futures) and SHARE 
  • Sheffield Museums: Sharing Global Narratives: Cheryl Bowen, Anita Hamlin & Emma Paragreen (Sheffield Museums Trust) 


Free refreshments and lunch provided.  


This event is being offered and operated by SHARE (Sheffield Anti-Racist Education) and is in addition to Sheffield Museums’ own event programme. 


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