Diversity Allies

Diversity Allies: Signposting diverse voices in the collections of Hull University Archives

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The background Like many archives, here at Hull University Archives (HUA) we’re very aware that our collections tend to centre the lives, voices and experiences of a limited section of the population – that is to say, male, white, and middle to upper class. We’re also aware that, historically, cataloguing practice tended to reinforce this, […]

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Diversity Allies: Learning about Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: Online Courses, Self-Study, and Where to Begin

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One of the working groups set up to help with the work of the Diversity Allies has been exploring courses on equality, diversity, and inclusion -related subjects. While professional-led training may be more interactive, it is also significantly more expensive. Online courses are offered free-of-charge through platforms such as Coursera or FutureLearn, with no obligation […]

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Diversity Allies

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In this month’s Diversity Allies blog Marlena Nuernberger-Walle provides an update on the what the group has been doing this month. It also provides sources and events surrounding Pride Month, Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller History Month, and UK Windrush Day What we’ve been up to The Awareness Campaigns Group is now in the final stages […]

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Collection Development Policies and Representation

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Zoe van Well, Archivist at Worcestershire County Council, introduce the work by ARA’s Diversity Allies on Collection Development Policies and Representation. Diversity and inclusion can mean different things to individuals so it’s worth remembering a breadth of diversity and inclusion is represented in the protected characteristics within the Equality Act 2010 and we can have […]