Olivette Otele in conversation

Hertsmere Rd, London E14 4AL, Museum of London Docklands, No 1, West India Quay
Black History Month
Tuesday 24th October 2023 (18:30-20:00)
Queen Nzinga Mbande by Achille deveria, 1830s. via Wikimedia Commons

Join Olivette Otele for a special in-conversation with Renée Landell. This will highlight the role of Black women in resistance, abolition and anti-colonial movements across the globe.

From Queen Nzinga to Fanny Coker, hear the stories of revolutionary sisters. This is in line with this year’s Black History Month theme: 'Saluting Our Sisters'.

Olivette Otele is a Distinguished Research Professor of the Legacies and Memory of Slavery at SOAS, University of London. She has written many papers and books, including African Europeans: an Untold History (2020). She has been a broadcaster and consultant on many films and documentaries. This includes including Netflix’s African Queens (2023). She also works with policy makers and institutions. This enable them to engage with histories of colonial slavery and restorative justice strategies.

Renée Landell is a writer, literary critic and cultural historian. She is the founder of Beyond Margins UK. This is a race equity and justice movement. It runs events and designs strategies for UK universities, museums, charities and other organisations. It has been funded by The National Lotteries Heritage Fund.

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