Law School nominee Pragna Patel receives Honorary Doctor of Letters
Law School nominee Pragna Patel received her Honorary Doctor of Letters at the 11.30am ceremony on Wednesday 17 July 2019.
Pragna Patel is a founding member and Director of Southall Black Sisters, NGO which continues to support black and minority women to assert their fundamental rights and freedoms over the last 40 years.
Pragna has been a Sister to Keele Law School since the 2006 Alternative Gloalisations Forum and its foundational UK India Education and Research Initiative in Transformative Research Methodologies, underpinning the Community Legal Outreach Collaboration Keele.
In 2015, Pragna has advised and launched CLOCK National clock.uk.net and has provided direct expert evidence to CLOCK cases to directly safeguard women against violence based on race, gender and sexuality.
Pragna is a member of the Editorial Collective Jounal Feminist Dissent and seeks to progress polarised debates through engaging and promoting inclusive feminist, intersectional and postcolonial discourse, which she has shared with our WOKE (Women of Keele Educate) postgraduate students and co-publishing with Keele academics to inform social and legal policy.
Keele University has awarded Pragna the Doctor of Letters In recognition of her outstanding contribution to women's rights, social justice and secularism.
Photograph above: Pragna Patel with Jane Krishnadas and Alison Brammer.
Photograph below: Pragna Patel with Jane Krishnadas and postgraduate students.