The organising committee are a small team of Midlands4Cities students who have Blackness, identity, and diaspora at the heart of their research projects. For all enquires related to the conference contact us via the official Twitter account @blackfuturesuk or via email:



Keisha Bruce  | @keishastweets | she/hers

Black Studies PhD, The University of Nottingham 

Keywords: Black Women, Visual Culture, Digital Blackness, Diaspora.



Rita Gayle | @rita_gayle  | she/hers

Geography PhD, The University of Birmingham

Keywords: Black British Feminism, Creative and Cultural Industries, Postcolonialism


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Ian Sergeant | @iashent  | he/his

Art Design and Media PhD, Birmingham City University

Keywords: Blk Art Group, Black British Masculinity, Visual Representation, Auto-Ethnography, Birmingham

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