The Black Presence in Haringey

Saturday 18th August 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Wood Green Library, 187-197A High Road, London N22 6XD Part of the London Borough of Haringey ‘Black History Month Programme’.   This fascinating presentation by Black History Studies focuses on the hidden history of London and the contributions made by people of African and Caribbean…

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“DAVID OLUSOGA in conversation with Alan Rusbridger”

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…

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LONDON HISTORY DAY 2018: Free Screening of ‘BEYOND THE PHOTO’ at the ‘Herne Hill Film Festival’

Thursday 31st May 2018, 8:00 PM @ The Prince Regent, 69 Dulwich Road, London SE24 0NJ ‘London History Day‘ is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! More than 70 of London’s museums, galleries and cultural spaces will open their doors to reveal special behind the scenes tours, rarely seen exhibits and one off…

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“FROM OBJECTS AND SUBJECTS OF ECONOMIC CAPITAL TO ​CREATORS, DEVELOPERS AND DEFINERS OF CULTURAL CAPITAL”: The Black Presence in the National Gallery

Monday 14 May 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM @ The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN From Objects & Subjects to Creators. Black Images at the National Gallery: The ‘Image of the Black in London Galleries’ (IBLG) is an attempt to highlight the black presence to be found in the national art collection…

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“THE ARCHIVE & HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHIES OF THE BLACK PRESENCE IN BRITAIN” by Autograph ABP

Wednesday 9th May 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ Autograph ABP, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA Why is it that public images and records of rural England often ignore the presence and contributions of black people, and how can engagement with archives illuminate these histories? Using Elsa James’ project ‘Forgotten Black Essex’ as a starting point,…

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