David Olusoga at BBC History Weekend

David Olusoga is a historian, broadcaster and film-maker. His presenting credits include the BBC series The World’s War, Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners. " " " "His new book Black and British, accompanies the four part series on BBC 2 Television which he presents.Black people have always been part of the British story. " " " "There were African soldiers on Hadrian’s Wall and black sailors at Trafalgar. There were black people in the Tudor court and for centuries Africa and her peoples were a British obsession. In his talk David will argue that black history isn’t a separate annex of British history but a fascinating, surprising and revealing aspect of our national story.

  • Location

    Yorkshire Museum

    York

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  • Event Start Date

    18/11/2016 5:30 PM

  • Event End Date

    18/11/2016 6:30 PM

  • Price

    £14.00

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About David Olusoga

David Olusoga is a British-Nigerian historian, broadcaster and BAFTA award-winning presenter and filmmaker. His previous books include The Kaiser's Holocaust and The World's War. He was also a contributor to The Oxford Companion to Black British History.