Sarah Parker Remond Centre


Sarah Parker Remond Centre

The UCL Sarah Parker Remond Centre for the Study of Racism and Racialisation explores the impact of racism - scientific, metaphysical and cultural.

Part of the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies, we work closely with many partners on-site to provide a focal point for scholarship, teaching and public engagement activities that are addressed to various problems of racial inequality and hierarchy.


Open Day: MA in Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies

Join us at an online open day to learn more about the MA in Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies at UCL’s Sarah Parker Remond Centre for the Study Racism and Racialisation!

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SPRC Colloquium series 2024

SPRC Colloquium Series on Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies comprises four events co-organised by Professor Tariq Jazeel, Dr Gala Rexer and Dr Elizabeth Cooper

Curation series

Curatorial Praxis: Unstitching Racism and Empathetic Repair

This series of gatherings seek to explore how the wider fabric of social domination is held together by the practices of “racecraft” within in cultural spaces such as archives, museums and galleries - as well as outside these spaces.



Highlighting important research and conversations on racism and racialisation, with contributions from academics, activists and cultural practitioners


Events and Event Recordings

The SPRC hosts a number of research events, details of which be viewed here, along with recordings of some of them


MA Race, Ethnicity & Postcolonial Studies

Exploring processes of racialisation, racialised experience and racism in gloabl, trans-historical and multidisciplinary ways

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Sarah Parker Remond plaque unveiling

The amazing 19th century freedom fighter, intellectual and doctor has been honoured with a Nubian Jak plaque

Sasha Huber, The Firsts – Sarah Parker Remond, 2021_8x5

The Firsts – Sarah Parker Remond

A commissioned portrait, from multidisciplinary visual artist-researcher Sasha Huber, commemorating the remarkable life of Sarah Parker Remond (1826–1894)


Racism and Racialisation PhD group

The Racism and Racialisation PhD group is comprised of UCL postgraduate research students working on issues surrounding race and racism



The SPRC is committed to the production of new, historically-informed, critical knowledge addressed to some of the most urgent social and political questions of our time


SPRC Report on Current Research Related to Racism and Racialisation

Report on Current Research Related to Racism and Racialisation in the Social & Historical Sciences and Arts & Humanities Faculties, UCL (2023)