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Thank you to Professor Charlotte Williams OBE for her fascinating seminar! Here is the recording for those who missed it or would like the opportunity to view it again: Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Perspectives in the new curriculum – exploring a research agenda (


Upcoming MEAD webinars (May to June 2022): the opportunity for discussants for the June seminar is still open, please email us ( if you are interested:


Set in Stone? Statues, Memorials and Headstones

Gaynor Legall, Chair of the Heritage & Cultural Exchange

Wednesday 11 May, 1-2pm

Register here

Discussant: Dr Meghan Tinsley, Presidential Fellow in Sociology, The University of Manchester

Disability Under Siege: constructions of disability in Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.

Professor Dina Kiwan, University of Birmingham

Wednesday, 22 June, 1-2pm

Register here 

Discussant: TBC


MEAD Conference 13 July 2022 – Call for Papers open (Deadline extended for abstracts): Friday 13 May at 5pm.

Conference timeline

Paper acceptance decision: approx. Monday 23 May 2022Registration open: Monday 30 May 2022

Conference: Wednesday13 July 2022

You can download a copy of the Abstract submission form here. The Submission Form.doc is also posted on the MEAD Teams space, which you all have access to.


HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to MEAD’S founder Professor Sin Yi Cheung, recent MEAD seminar speaker Professor Charlotte Williams OBE and our collaborative partner Professor Uzo Iwobi for being elected as Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales. Find out more here and here.


Cardiff University is the only institution in Wales to host the prestigious British Academy Innovation Fellowship! We are pleased to announce that Dr Sofia Vougioukalou, who is based at Y Lab at the School of Social Sciences, will be exploring equality, diversity and inclusion within social prescribing, and will be producing policy recommendations together with the Arts Council Wales who is the external partner in this fellowship. Find out more information here.