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Olivette Otele in conversation
October 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Olivette Otele at the Museum of London Docklands for a special in-conversation with Renée Landell, highlighting the role of Black women in resistance, abolition and anti-colonial movements across the globe. From Queen Nzinga to Fanny Coker, hear the stories of revolutionary sisters inspired by this year’s Black History Month theme: ‘Saluting Our Sisters’.
Olivette Otele is a Distinguished Research Professor of the Legacies and Memory of Slavery at SOAS, University of London. She has written numerous scholarly papers and books, including African Europeans: an Untold History (2020) and has been a broadcaster and consultant on numerous films and documentaries, including Netflix’s African Queens (2023). She also works extensively with policymakers and institutions to engage with histories of colonial slavery and restorative justice strategies.
Renée Landell is a writer, literary critic and cultural historian. She is the founder of Beyond Margins UK, a race equity and justice movement and runs events and designs strategies for UK universities, museums, charities and other organisations.
Black History Month 2023 #SalutingOurSisters
- October 24
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
- £8 – £12
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