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Charles W. Mills: legacies of thought in Bristol - Shared screen with speaker view
Caroline Bardrick
17:17
Welcome everyone and thank you for joining us! This seminar is co-hosted by: Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education (CIRE); Centre for Black Humanities; and the Education, Justice and Memory Network (EdJAM)Please note that this meeting will be recorded and shared on our websites. Please note that the chat will also be recorded and shared.
Caroline Bardrick
18:55
Welcome everyone and thank you for joining us! This seminar is co-hosted by: Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education (CIRE); Centre for Black Humanities; and the Education, Justice and Memory Network (EdJAM)Please note that this meeting will be recorded and shared on our websites. Please note that the chat will also be recorded and shared.
Caroline Bardrick
22:11
Please use the chat function to introduce yourselves if you feel comfortable doing so and to contribute thoughts and comments, including introducing your own work as relevant to Mills. You may also use the chat function to ask any general questions - we will try to return to these in the discussion.If you wish to ask questions in person during the Q&A session at the end of the presentation, please use the ‘raise hand’ function.
Robin Shields (he/him)
24:04
Hi everyone, this I’m joining from the School of Education at Bristol. Thanks to the organisers and speakers for this wonderful event!
Rafael Mitchell
25:19
Me too, tuning in from Berkley Square. Thanks so much to the organisers & presenters for this important event!
Chloe Peacock
28:42
Hi everyone. Great to be here. I’ve just joined SPAIS at Bristol as a postdoc.
Rafael Mitchell
29:41
Congrats & welcome, Chloe!
Angeline Barrett
34:23
Hello Everyone. I'm in another office in BSq. Perhaps we should have arranged to be in the same room!
Rafael Mitchell
35:23
Here's a link to Zara's excellent paper - https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17449642.2018.1428716
Linda Martín Alcoff
40:59
What a beautiful and accurate overview, Zara, thank you.
Joanna Burch-Brown
41:11
Such a wonderful opening speech, Zara - thank you.
Rafael Mitchell
41:21
Sharon, we lost you!
Rafael Mitchell
41:28
Yes
Joanna Burch-Brown
42:07
By the way, just joining from the University of Bristol Philosophy Department. And wishing congratulations and welcome, Chloe! For those who don’t know, Chloe is joining us from an ESRC-funded University of Manchester research project that she has been doing with Gary Younge, Meghan Tinsley, Ruth Ramsden-Karelse, exploring processes of contesting and removing statues that memorialise histories of slavery and colonialism.
Thomas Salmon
43:14
Thank you Zara for your opening speech and tribute. 🙏
Elspeth Van Veeren
43:29
And Chloe will be returning to her PhD work on racial ignorance and UK criminal justice.
Chloe Peacock
44:27
Thanks v much Joanna and Elspeth! Looking forward to connecting with many of you this year
Rafael Mitchell
49:15
Thanks for such an insightful, disturbing & moving presentation, Sharon
Robin Shields (he/him)
49:48
Yes, thanks for sharing Sharon and Zara
Kal Alston
50:24
Thank you. Sharon. for the insights, connections, and embodied emotion.
Olga Mun
52:08
Thank you Sharon and thank you Zara for a beautiful opening speech and for continuing researching white ignorance and inspiring others to engage with the work by Charles Mills.
Thomas Salmon
53:20
Thank you Sharon for this beautiful tribute, for sharing your experience and insight, and inspiration 🙏
Kal Alston
01:07:30
Thanks, Foluke. So delighted that you inserted that quote from Lewis G (who introduced me —in real life — to Charles) about love.
Zara Bain
01:07:50
Just a heads up that I'm having some connection issues so I'm unable to see the chat: I saw glimpses of some messages both direct and general, and thank you so much for listening to my piece and to Sharon, Arathi and Foluke for their talks so far -- if you'd like to get in touch, please email me at zb14102@bristol.ac.uk, thank you
Julia Paulson
01:08:38
Thank you, Zara. I think we are having some bad connection luck. I have also been having trouble.
Foluke Adebisi
01:09:35
Thank you Kal! and Wow!
Zara Bain
01:11:35
Tentatively still in chat - fwiw Charles wrote a 2017 paper titled 'ideology' in the Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice in which he engages Du Bois's veil of ignorance, which Elspeth has just mentioned https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/edit/10.4324/9781315212043-10/ideology-charles-mills
Joanna Burch-Brown
01:19:18
Elspeth, Foluke, Arathi, Sharon, Zara, Julia - thank you all for such insightful, inspiring and moving contributions. My connection is patchy so I’m going to sign off but I’d love to listen to the rest of the recording later if possible. Wonderful event, thank you all.
Sean
01:20:02
Beautiful, moving tributes. Thanks to all the speakers
Bobbi Balogun
01:24:20
Thanks so much for this amazing panel. Mills' scholarship has been incredible in unpicking race and racism in many ways. The question is how do we begin to use Mills in places such as Central and Eastern Europe where race is perceived to take different trajectory compared to Western Europe and America?
Bobbi Balogun
01:26:59
Race and the Yugoslav Region: Postsocialist, Post-conflict, Postcolonial? Many thanks Zara.
Zara Bain
01:27:19
That sounds like the one, Bobbi! You're so welcome
Bobbi Balogun
01:29:41
Many thanks Linda, Brilliantly put!
Chloe Peacock
01:37:15
Really interested in your reflections Foluke - I’m thinking about how forms of ignorance are mobilised by the criminal justice system in legitimising its violent and racist policies and practices. Still thinking through this, but these alternative conceptions of justice seem really helpful in thinking bout some of the selective and forgetful framings of harm and justice that are so important in this process…
Chloe Peacock
01:37:33
And love the idea about the missing scenes - very helpful!
Thomas Salmon
01:41:26
I am so moved by Charles Mill's work, it inspired so many people, his own kindness and careful grappling with the roots of the problems he addressed, is so profound - as is his dedication to deep scholarship. Remembering him as that gentle giant, is fitting as it reminds us to learn to become scholars that can exemplify this kind of generosity, kindness and dedication to fundamental scholarship.
Kate Bracegirdle
01:41:35
I have to leave now, but thank you everyone for sharing your thoughts, reflections and memories. I have found it very interesting and now have lots more to think about and read.
Arathi Sriprakash and Sharon Walker
01:43:06
Chloe - the paper by Mills on 'White Time' is fascinating... he argues that rectificatory justice is always cast as 'untimely'
Chloe Peacock
01:43:32
Thanks Arathi - wonderful
Robin Shields (he/him)
01:44:10
Thanks to all the speakers and everyone who joined!
Olga Mun
01:44:33
Thank you so much for this work and in solidarity. I am looking at the issues of epistemic injustice and justice in global academic knowledge production space and would be keen to stay in touch with the researchers from this group. Best wishes, Olga
Beth W. Kamunge-Kpodo
01:44:40
Thank you to all the speakers and everyone gathered.
Rowena Azada-Palacios
01:45:08
Thank you to everyone for so generously sharing your thoughts and work! And deepest condolences to all who loved him.
Emily Dowdeswell
01:45:25
Thank you for holding space for such a deeply moving, hopeful, caring and rigorous sharing today. It has been a privilege to attend today. What a fitting tribute to an extraordinary and exceptional scholar.
Arathi Sriprakash and Sharon Walker
01:45:43
A huge thank you to Julia for her wonderful chairing!!!
Chloe Peacock
01:45:51
Thank you so much everyone.