Black History Through Time: where are we now?

Hosted by LSE Students' Union and the London School of Economics and Political Science

Old Theatre, Old Building


David Olusoga

David Olusoga

Martha Ojo

Martha Ojo


Dr Padraic X Scanlan

Dr Padraic X Scanlan

In this lecture to mark Black History Month, historian David Olusoga will tackle the theme Black History Through Time: where are we now? 

David Olusoga (@DavidOlusoga) is a British Nigerian historian, writer, broadcaster and filmmaker. He has presented a number of historical documentaries on the BBC and contributed to The One Show and The Guardian. His historical subjects have focused on military history, race and slavery.

Martha Ojo (@LSESU_Education) is a graduate of the Department of International History and Education Officer of LSE Students' Union. Martha is the Union's authoritative voice on all academic issues and has organised the Black History Month programme. Martha was the LSESU Nigerian Society President and a course representative. 

Padraic X Scanlan (@pxscanlan) is an historian of Britain and its relationship to the wider world, with a particular focus on histories of slavery, capitalism and emancipation from the early seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries.

The London School of Economics Students' Union (@lsesu) is the representative and campaigning body for students at The London School of Economics and Political Science. LSESU is a not-for-profit organisation run by LSE students, for LSE students. LSESU aims to give students the life-changing experiences. Black History Month is one of the key dates in the Union calendar. This event is one of 6 that aims to unite the LSE community in a month of dialogue and celebration.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEBlackHistoryMonth


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