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Listen in to BBC Radio Interviews about the AHRC DSMN Event February 5th!

An interview about the DSMN network and the forthcoming UN symposium on 5th February with SC members Janet Wilson and David Simmons and host Suki Somal will be aired across the BBC Radio Northampton network on Saturday 25th January on the Afternoon show with John Rose from 12pm-2pm and on Sunday 26th January 8-10pm in Mark Dean’s show for Northamptonshire’s African and Caribbean community. Id you miss them when they go out all of these broadcasts can be listened to again on the BBC sounds page https://www.bbc.co.uk/schedules/p00fzl84/2020/01/25

Minutes from the Second DSMN Steering Committee Meeting

Please find attached the minutes from the second of our DSMN organizational meetings. "This was a virtual meeting held via Zoom (with UN core members in person). Those who took part in the meeting were Janet Wilson (PI) Rajinder Dudrah (Co-I), David Simmons (Re-Co),...

Bhaji on the Beach Screening.

Bhaji on the Beach Screening.

Yesterday saw the first of our planned network Cinema screenings, Gurinder Chadha’s Bhaji on the Beach (1993).Written by Meera Syal, the film follows a group of British Asian women and charts the journey of self-discovery they go on when they take a trip to Blackpool Illuminations.

The screening was preceded by an introductory talk on the network and its aims by Professor Janet Wilson.

We are collating people’s personal memories and mementoes of Black British and British Asian Cinema.