Oct 21, 2020
Olivette Otele is an historian who is
currently Professor of History of
Slavery at Bristol University and Vice-President of
the Royal Historical Society. She is the first black female
history professor in the UK.
Her most recent book, 'African Europeans: An Untold History
explores a history that has been long overlooked, shedding
light on questions very much alive today―on racism, identity,
citizenship, power and resilience.
She talks to Krishnan about her thoughts on a summer of race
protests, the complex idea of imposter syndrome and the power of
Producer: Rachel Evans