In this episode John Parkin, Mabel Encinas and Saima Salehjee chat to Heidi Safia Mirza, IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education & Society.
Heidi Mirza achieved prominence with the publication of “Young, female and black” (1992) and later became one of the UK’s first Black female professors. In this BERA podcast, Heidi explains intersectionality and what inspired her to research race,
gender and identity.
You can find out more about Heidi’s work below
Mirza, H. S. (1992). Young, female and black (1st ed.). Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203976883
Mirza, H. S. (2018). Black bodies ‘out of place’ in academic spaces: Gender, race, faith and culture in post-race times. In J. Arday, & H. Mirza (Eds.), Dismantling race in higher education. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60261-5_10
Mirza, H. S. (2018). ‘The Golden Fleece’: The Windrush quest for educational desire. British Library. https://www.bl.uk/windrush/articles/the-golden-fleece-the-windrush-quest-for-educational-desire
Mirza, H. S. (2022). A short history of ‘race’ in British schools: A 75-year timeline. On Education. Journal for Research and Debate, 5(13). https://doi.org/10.17899/on_ed.2022.13.9
Mirza, H. S., & Gunaratnam, Y. (2014). ‘The branch on which I sit’: Reflections on black British feminism. Feminist Review, 108(1), 125–133. https://doi.org/10.1057/fr.2014.13
Mirza, H. S., & Meetoo, V. (2018). Empowering Muslim girls? Post-feminism, multiculturalism and the production of the ‘model’ Muslim female student in British schools. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 39(2), 227–241. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2017.1406336
Mirza, H., & Warwick, R. (2022). Race and ethnicity. IFS Deaton Review of Inequalities. https://ifs.org.uk/inequality/race-and-ethnicity-chapter