11th February 2021

Online Seminar via Zoom

Online Seminar via Zoom

Black Lives Lost: race, mortality and Covid-19

Thursday 11 February 2021

Announcing the third in Doughty Street Chambers’ series of Black Lives Matter virtual events: Black Lives Lost: race, mortality and Covid-19.

The event will be chaired by David Lammy MP, Shadow Justice Secretary, renowned campaigner for racial equality, and associate member of Doughty Street Chambers.

Panel members will include Baroness Doreen Lawrence, mother of Stephen Lawrence, Life Peer and author of “An Avoidable Crisis: The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities”; Angela Saini, science journalist, broadcaster and author, who has written on the issue of Covid-19 and race for The Guardian and The Lancet; Intisar Chowdhury, who spoke out on the issue of PPE for frontline workers following the death of his father, Dr Abdul Mabud Chowdhury from Covid-19; Jamie Burton, barrister and head of Doughty Street Chambers’ Community Care and Health Team; And Dr Sunil Dasan, an A&E Consultant at St George’s Hospital with a specialty in working with vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups, and experience of promoting equitable and inclusive practises within the workplace.

The talk will be introduced by Aswini Weereratne QC who, along with Christopher Johnson, has been instrumental in arranging this event.

To watch the recording, click here.

Panellist brochure can be accessed here