Inaugurate named professorship

Report recommendation: The inauguration of an internal and rotating fixed-term named professorship, a post to be awarded to a University of Glasgow academic undertaking significant research relevant to historical slavery and reparative justice (which might, for example, include research into historical racial slavery; work on present day refugees and victims of trafficking; medical research into sickle cell anaemia; economic or political research into post-colonial nations, etc.). The professorship would be held for a fixed term (eg one or two years), and would include a public lecture, and other public-facing activities.

Inaugural professorship

Recruitment to the post is due to be progressed in Autumn 2020.