Black British History |

Dr Christian Høgsbjerg


Affiliation: University of Leeds (LUCAS)

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire


Research Description: I work on twentieth century British imperial history (particularly with relation to the Caribbean), the black presence in imperial Britain, the black experience of the British Empire, and how race and empire impacted more broadly on twentieth-century British identity, politics, society and culture.

Research Keywords: C.L.R. James; Pan-Africanism; race & class; colonial seafarers; Caribbean history.

Countries and Regions of Interest: Colonial Britain, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Caribbean, West Africa.


C.L.R. James in Imperial Britain (Duke University Press, 2014).

Chris Braithwaite: Mariner, Renegade and Castaway (Redwords, 2014).

Editor of C.L.R. James, Toussaint Louverture: The story of the only successful slave revolt in history (Duke University Press, 2013).

Co-editor of Celebrating C.L.R. James in Hackney, London (Redwords, 2015).


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