Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R)

C3R Associates frequently offer media comments, write editorials, contribute to radio shows and podcasts, consult on the making of TV shows and give public talks. 

Recent media work includes contributions and comments for the New York Times, Guardian, Independent, Salon, New Politics, CNN, Times Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education, BBC History, BBC Nottingham, BBC Five Live, BBC Radio Two, BBC News 24, the BBC Culture Show, Kemet FM, Sky News, and LBC Radio, among other places.

Please contact us for expert comment or a media contribution about race and rights topics, especially those listed in the left-hand column below. You can also contact us to arrange a guest speaker, including on those lecture topics listed in the right-hand column below.

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World-leading Experts on Race and Rights




Media expertise topics

  • #BlackLivesMatter and contemporary black protest movements
  • Race relations in the US and the UK
  • Contemporary slavery and human trafficking
  • Historic slavery, antislavery and Emancipation
  • Immigration
  • Criminal justice
  • The American South
  • The Civil Rights Movement
  • 1960s social movements
  • LGBT rights
  • Women's rights
  • Unions and the labour movement
  • Urban activism
  • U.S. gun violence
  • Police brutality
  • Monuments in black history

Sample lecture topics

  • Contemporary Slavery and Human Trafficking
  • #BlackLivesMatter, Past, Present and Future
  • The Obama Presidency
  • Sustainable Activism and the Right to the City
  • Hurricane Katrina
  • Civil Rights Media Cultures
  • Remembering Rosa Parks
  • Remembering Emmett Till
  • Martin Luther King's Social Justice Journey
  • The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  • 1960s social movements 
  • Frederick Douglass in Britain
  • Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings
  • African American and Black British Art
  • Black Soldiers of the Civil War and World War 1
  • The Black Panthers in Visual Culture
  • Women and Mass Incarceration
  • Slave Narratives Then and Now


Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R)

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD