Telling Their Stories: Celebrating Black History Month

Thursday, 25 October
7.30pm- 9.00pm

Old Library

Dr Olivette Otele and Dr Miranda Kaufmann explore the historical presence and absence of Black individuals and communities in the UK.

Dr Olivette Otele holds a PhD in History from Université de la Sorbonne. She is a Reader in History at Bath Spa University and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Her research focuses on history, memory, memorialisation and politics in relation to the transatlantic slavery and the British and French empires. Her forthcoming book, ‘Post-Conflict Memorialization: Missing Memorials, Absent Bodies’ will be published by Palgrave in 2019.

Dr Miranda Kaufmann is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, part of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She completed her DPhil at the University of Oxford. Her first book, 'Black Tudors: The Untold Story', was published by Oneworld in October 2017. It was shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize in 2018.

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