13th – 20th October 2018

Hate Crime Awareness Week is a national campaign that aims to raise awareness of hate crime and show support for those affected by it.

The annual event is backed by organisations from across the country and here at the Students’ Union we’re hosting a number of our own events throughout the week to show our support.

Click the links below to find out about each of the events and how you can get involved.

For more information on hate crime and how NTSU can support you as a third party Hate Crime Reporting Centre here.

These events are free to attend. Booking is not essential though space is subject to availability so if you'd like to guarantee entry, please purchase a free ticket by clicking on the event title and booking your place. 

Monday 15th October

“Violation, vilification & victim blaming: Faces of misogyny”

In this discussion we will be exploring how misogyny presents itself in 2018, specifically reflecting on the last 2.5 years since misogyny was recognised as a hate crime in Nottinghamshire. 

5:30pm - 7pm, Newton LT3

Film / Documentary Screening

Join us for our first film screening of the week where we’ll be showcasing a misogyny-themed movie. 

7:15pm - 9pm, Newton LT3

Tuesday 16th October

Hate Crime Awareness Week Stall

Visit our Hate Crime Awareness information stall in the SU where you can learn more about hate crime, the support available at NTSU and what we are doing for Hate Crime Awareness Week.

12pm - 2pm, City Campus SU

“Racism & Islamophobia: The nuances of hate”

In this discussion we will be honing in on the historical, societal, cultural and individual perceptions of racially and religiously motivated hate crime. We will also be probing at possible solutions to questions surrounding the issues.  

5:30pm - 7pm, Maudsley LT238

Film / Documentary Screening

The second film screening of the week will focus on racism and islamophobia. 

7:15pm - 9pm, Maudsley LT238

Wednesday 17th October

Hate Crime Awareness and Solidarity Workshop

The first half of this workshop will explore what a hate crime is, how to recognise it, how to report it and the prevalence of hate crime in the UK and in a Higher Education context. The second half will explore the lived experiences of students who have had a hate crime committed against them. 

2pm - 3:30pm, Newton 31

“An Exploration of the presence of LGBT+ hate crime in our society”

A discussion on the ways in which homophobia, biphobia, transphobia etc. affect our students and how we can create positive social change.

5:30pm - 7pm, Newton LT5

Film / Documentary Screening

An LGBT+ themed film screening. 

7:15pm - 9pm, Newton LT5

Thursday 18th October

Hate Crime Awareness Week Stall

Visit our Hate Crime Awareness information stall in the SU where you can learn more about hate crime, the support available at NTSU and what we are doing for Hate Crime Awareness Week.

12pm - 2pm, City Campus SU

“Targeted, taunted and trapped: A World of Disability Hate Crime”

A discussion on how people with intellectual, physical and sensory disabilities and those with mental illness are targeted, particularly within the student population and how this takes shape in a university setting and beyond. 

5:30pm - 7pm, Maudsley LT238

Film / Documentary Screening

The final film screening of the week will focus on disability and hate crime. 

7:15pm - 9pm, Maudsley LT238

Friday 19th October

The New Black’s Hate Crime Panel Discussion – The Experts’ View

The New Black Society will be exploring the broader aspect of hate crime in the UK with the help of local experts on hate crime.  

5:30pm - 7pm, Newton LT5