22nd May 2018, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM @ Simpkins Lee Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6QA
David Olusoga opens up to Alan Rusbridger about being Black at the BBC.
David Olusoga, is a British-Nigerian Historian. BAFTA winning TV Presenter/Producer and Winner of Pen Hessell-Tiltman prize Prize. David is a broadcaster and writer, who will be in Conversation with Alan Rusbridger. He was born in Nigeria but arrived in the UK and grew up in Newcastle. David received much acclaim for his 2016 series ‘ Black and British: A Forgotten History ‘ and its accompanying book.
David worked behind the camera for the BBC for years before finally being brought to the forefront in 2014 with ‘The World’s War: Forgotten Soldiers of Empire ‘.
He followed it up with ‘Fighting for King and Empire: Britain’s Caribbean Heroes’‘ and ‘Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners in 2015’. He has also presented ‘Civilisations’, a BBC documentary which examines, over 9 episodes, more than 500 works of art across 31 different countries.
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