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It’s not my Place: On White Silence and Feeling Uncomfortable

Author: Ben Purvis

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Abstract

Alongside many of my notionally progressive white peers, in response to the 2020 upswell of anti-racist action following the murder of George Floyd I began a personal journey of interrogating my practice and expanding my knowledge. As a member of staff at Sheffield School of Architecture, the ‘Anti-Racism at SSoA Call to Action’ formed one of several examples which brought home how structural racism impacts those within my immediate personal and professional circles.

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Purvis, B., (2022) “It’s not my Place: On White Silence and Feeling Uncomfortable”, field 8(1), 61–70.

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Published on
01 Mar 2022
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