We are delighted to announce new Trustees and Associates joining the Stuart Hall Foundation. The SHF Board recently welcomed Peter Greig as Treasurer, while previous Associate Nick Beech now steps into the role of Trustee. We welcome new SHF Associates Giorgia Doná, Shamim Miah and Remi Joseph-Salisbury, who join our group of Associates supporting Trustees in the development of our public programme and our network of scholars, fellows and artists.

(Clockwise, from top-left) Peter Greig, Remi Joseph-Salisbury, Nick Beech, Giorgia Doná, Shamim Miah

Peter Greig

Peter Greig is an accountant. He studied sociology at the Open University in the ’70s and ’80s and was profoundly influenced by Stuart Hall’s courses. He is now retired, following a career in the voluntary and public sectors which included Centrepoint, the Arts Council and the GLA. He has extensive Trustee experience including several Law Centres, Cultural Co-operation and Survivors Poetry. Currently he is a Trustee of the Global Legal Action Network and the European Network on Statelessness.

Nick Beech

Nick Beech is an architectural historian and teaches cultural studies in architecture in the School of Architecture and Cities at the University of Westminster. He worked for Stuart Hall, transcribing Stuart’s drafts and notes that became Familiar Stranger (edited by Bill Schwarz), and prepared the Stuart Hall bibliography hosted on the Foundation website.

Giorgia Doná

Giorgia Doná is a UK-based Italian migrant, academic and advocate for the rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.  Her practice involves collaboration with professionals and cultural activists. Giorgia co-directs the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London, where she promotes access to higher education for students from underrepresented backgrounds. She writes on questions of displacement, borders, representation, and diaspora youth including on the project Debordering Higher Education: Refugees, Universities and Social Justice (forthcoming). Giorgia is a founding member of the scholar/activist network Social Scientists against the Hostile Environment and makes public interventions on the politics of the UK asylum/immigration system on radio and television.

Shamim Miah

Dr Shamim Miah is a senior lecturer and the author of four books: Ibn Khaldun: Education, History and Society (2023); Race, Space and Multiculturalism in Northern England (co-author); Muslims and the Question of Security: Trojan Horse, Prevent and Racial Politics and Muslims Schooling and the Question of Self-Segregation which received the ‘highly commended’ book award by the Society for Educational Studies’ (2016). Shamim is the co-editor for Muslims in Britain series (Oxford University Press). He is also a senior fellow at the Centre for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies and an associate editor for the journal Critical Muslim (Hurst).

Remi Joseph-Salisbury

Remi Joseph-Salisbury is Reader in Sociology at the University of Manchester, with interests in the study of racisms and antiracisms, particularly in the contexts of education and policing. Remi is co-author of Anti-Racist Scholar-Activism which was awarded a 2023 Society of Professors of Education outstanding book award, and author of Black Mixed Race Men, winner of the Philip Leverhulme Prize for best first book is Sociology. He is a member of the Northern Police Monitoring Project, a police abolitionist group based in Greater Manchester, the No Police in Schools campaign, and the Centre of Dynamics on Ethnicity (CoDE).

We look forward to working with them as we develop our growing network of scholars, fellows and artists in residence and our public programme of events, commissions and digital content.

Read more about our group of Trustees and Associates.

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