Join David Olusoga, historian and broadcaster, and Katie Donington, Centre for Research in Race and Rights, as they discusses ‘Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners’ following the BBC Two documentary broadcast earlier this year. Expect a look at the scale of the slave trade, and the extraordinary choice by the government of the day to compensate slave owners for their ‘loss of property’.
Free, all welcome. Register online.
Part of Black History Month 2015. You can keep up to date on events news, comment and profiles on our Black History Month blog, which we will update throughout October.
Image: Manuscripts and Special Collections, The University of Nottingham, MS 482/7
Portrait image courtesy of BBC
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