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Candles (2022)
Book Chapter
Sobers, S. (2022). Candles. In Sway of Shadows Response: Black Men Reminiscing (42 - 43). Taunton: Black Pansophy Books

In this short auto-ethnographic essay, Sobers uses material culture as a doorway into a deeply personal reflection. Focusing on a pair of candles given to him by his late brother, the chapter leads the reader through the complexity of family dynamics... Read More about Candles.

Reflections on anti-racism and memorialisation from South West UK (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2022, December). Reflections on anti-racism and memorialisation from South West UK. Presented at OHCHR in-person consultations: Advancing racial justice and equality for Africans and people of African descent in Europe, UN House, Boulevard du RĂ©gent 37-40, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Sobers spoke at a roundtable discussion with 20 human rights advocates from across Europe, at the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR), Brussels. Sobers talked about the King Leopold II statue in Brussels, and points of... Read More about Reflections on anti-racism and memorialisation from South West UK.

Small anthropology, and black everyday life, material culture and narrative: An overview (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2022, December). Small anthropology, and black everyday life, material culture and narrative: An overview

University of Liverpool, The Centre for Culture & Everyday Life Presents Small Anthropology, Black Everyday Lives, Material Culture and Narrative: An Overview Shawn-Naphtali Sobers 3pm, Monday 12th December 2022, SoTA library, 19-23 Abercrom... Read More about Small anthropology, and black everyday life, material culture and narrative: An overview.

Exploring health and well-being as a UK Black creative (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2022, June). Exploring health and well-being as a UK Black creative. Presented at Black Health and the Humanities, MShed and Bristol University

In an arts career spanning 30 years, Shawn has focussed on health and wellbeing in a range of his creative works in various mediums including film, photography, fiction and non-fiction writing, and also as a workshop and events facilitator. Although... Read More about Exploring health and well-being as a UK Black creative.