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CRASSH Impact: Reni Eddo-Lodge and Heidi Mirza in Conversation

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The CRASSH Impact speaker this Easter Term will be Reni Eddo-Lodge, whose Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race recently won the 2018 Jhalak Prize for the best book by a British BAME writer.

On 16 May 2018, Reni Eddo-Lodge will be in conversation with Heidi Mirza, Professor of Race, Faith and Culture at Goldsmiths, University of London. The event is free and open to the public. No registration required.

About Reni Eddo-Lodge

Reni Eddo-Lodge is a London-based, award-winning journalist. She has written for the New York Times, the Voice, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, Stylist, Inside Housing, the Pool, Dazed and Confused, and the New Humanist. She is the winner of a Women of the World Bold Moves Award, an MHP 30 to Watch Award and was chosen as one of the Top 30 Young People in Digital Media by the Guardian in 2014. She has also been listed in Elle’s 100 Inspirational Women list, and The Root’s 30 Black Viral Voices Under 30. She contributed to The Good Immigrant.

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race is her first book. It won the 2018 Jhalak Prize, was chosen as Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year and Blackwell’s Non-Fiction Book of the Year, was longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize and the Orwell Prize and shortlisted for the British Book Awards Non-Fiction Narrative Book of the Year and the Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Non-Fiction.

This event is part of our CRASSH Impact Lecture and Conversation Series. Any questions can be directed to enquiries@crassh.cam.ac.uk.

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