BME small grants funding scheme to back eight more projects

Eight projects are to receive funding in the latest round of the Joint BME Events and Activities Small Grants scheme, which offers grants of up to £1,000 to support Black and Minority Ethnic history projects in the UK.

The projects selected for funding were:

1. Rachel Tough for ‘Curating memory: politics and the past in the An Viet archive’

2. Shahenda Suliman for ‘Sudan Prison Exhibition: Memories of Kober’

3. Michael Lord Five ASide Theatre CIC for ‘Dorothee in the 20th Century’

4. Hoyee Tse for ‘MIRPUR: A co-created VR experience’

5. Rebecca Eversley for ‘Historic Dock Project’

6. Kwaku for ‘Repairing Histories 1’

7. Jamie Banks and Jessica White for ‘History from the Attic’

8. Breanna McDaniel for ‘Vanguard Panel Sponsorship for Researchers Exploring Inclusive Youth Literature 2022’

The list includes a mixture of historians working inside and outside the university sector. We wish the successful candidates all the best for their projects.

The Society for the Study of Labour History joined the scheme in 2019, in partnership with the Economic History Society, History UK, History of Education Society (UK), History Workshop Journal, Royal Historical Society, Society for the Study of Labour History and Women’s History Network. The scheme is administered by the Social History Society.

Read more about the scheme.