Events

EDIMS events are managed by the Events Working Group.

We organise a range of events related to EDI practice in Music HE.

Upcoming events


Past events

  • Open Forum, 27 May 2022

    This Open Forum took place on Friday 27th May 2022, 1-3pm UK time. It involved a discussion of the 2021 Arts Council report: Creating a More Inclusive Classical Music Sector Participants Chair: Diana Salazar, Royal College of Music Speakers: Linda Begbie, Manchester Collective Lauren Braithwaite, University of Oxford Anna Bull, University of York Tom Spurgin,…

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  • Open Forum, 23 March 2022

    EDIMS Open Forum events are intended primarily for staff and students in the Music HE sector, as a space for discussion, exchange of ideas and reflection on current EDI practice. This event was held on 23rd March, 3-5pm via Zoom. Please find the video recording below. Chair: Vanessa Paloma Elbaz, University of Cambridge Speakers:Jacob Thompson-Bell,…

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  • Open Forum, 7 February 2022

    The Open Forum Events in spring/summer 2022 are intended primarily for staff and students in the Music HE sector, as a space for discussion, exchange of ideas and reflection on current EDI practice. This event was held on Monday 7th February 2022, 4-6pm via Zoom. Please find the video recording below. Speakers: Fay Hield, University…

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  • Open Forum, 26 May 2021

    This event was held on 26th May 2021, 4–5:30pm via Zoom. Speakers: Dr Jane Forner, University of Aberdeen Kingston University Music Masters, Katrina Damigos Anna Neale, The Ivors Academy and University of Kent ​ Files: Jane Forner’s slides

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  • Open Forum, 24 March 2021

    This event was held on Wednesday 24th March, 4–5.30pm on Zoom. ​Speakers: Open University Royal Northern College of Music John Shortell, Musicians Union

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  • Open Forum, 3 Feb 2021

    The first EDIMS Open Forum, held via Zoom on 3rd February 2021, featured EDI practice shared by Music departments at Goldsmiths and Sussex University​, and Sound and Music.  Here is a recording of the event. Here is an automatically-generated transcript. ​ Files: Lauren Redhead’s slides​

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