The Active Bystander

Event Details

Free


Date and Time

Tue, 16 March 2021

13:30 - 14:30


Location

Online via Zoom

Event Details

Free


Date and Time

Tue, 16 March 2021

13:30 - 14:30


Location

Online via Zoom

Event details
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While we all know that the world and society is stratified with some at the top and some at the bottom, what many of us don’t do, is consider what life is like for those at the bottom of our society, marginalised people and groups.

This event will highlight the experiences of those at the bottom of our society and provide basic understanding on what it means to be an active bystander. It will look at practical tips for allyships in building an inclusive society.

The registration for the event will close once we reach capacity or at 3pm the day before the event. 

There is 1 CPD hour for the following categories

  • PB (Professional Banker)

  • CB (Chartered Banker)

  • CBD (Certified Bank Director)

  • CIFD

Professor Ebun Joseph

Director of the Institute of Antiracism and Black Studies

Dr. Ebun Joseph is a race relations consultant and Director of the Institute of Antiracism and Black Studies.

She was a Teaching Fellow at Trinity College Dublin where she taught the undergraduate module on race, ethnicity and Identity and on the Master’s programme, where she developed and taught the module on Intersectionality of race and gender.

She developed the first module in Black Studies and critical race theory in Education at University College Dublin.

Ebun holds the position of Career Development Consultant at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and she previously worked with Business in the Community Ireland for over nine years as Training and Employment Officer.

Dr Joseph has a PhD in Equality Studies from the UCD School of Social Justice. Ebun is also an author; TV panellist, Columnist, Chairperson of African Scholars Association Ireland (AfSAI) and an equality activist.

With a research focus on Labour markets and race relations, she has presented at several conferences, businesses, nonprofits, and as Keynote. Ebun is published and contributes regular responses on contemporary issues of race and racism in Ireland.

Her recent 2020 book is titled, Racial stratification in Ireland: A Critical race theory of labour market inequality with Manchester University press.

She also co-authored the book, Challenging Perceptions of Africa in Schools: Critical Approaches to Global Justice Education with Routledge in Dec, 2019.

Ebun recently launched the #NoToBrainWaste Campaign which highlights the barriers faced by under-employed and over-qualified migrants and Irish-born ethnic minorities.

Professor Ebun Joseph