Black British History |


The fourth ‘What’s Happening in Black British History?‘ workshop (WHBBH4) took place at the Watershed, Bristol, on Thursday 7th April 2016, co-sponsored by the University of the West of England (UWE) and the Institute of Commonwealth Studies.

WHBBH4 Resources:

WHBBH4 Call for Papers

WHBBH4 Agenda

WHBBH4 Agenda with Speaker Bios

WHBBH4 Videos

 Welcome and Introduction

Session One Engaging with the Archives

The John Blanke Project  Michael Ohajuru

The plays and shows of Nigerian actor Orlando Martins 1895-1899: illuminating the world he lived in Ros Martin

Healing Through Archives Heather Agyepong & Abira Hussein

Session Two Women in Black British History

Work in Progress Valda Jackson

Remembering Sarah Parker Redmond: abolitionist and anti-racist campaigner Nicola Raimes

Session Three Local Black British Histories

Black history as strategy for positive identity and youth empowerment in the black community in Bristol  Nayah Yetunde & Hannah John

African American GIs in Devon and Dorset  Louisa Adjoa Parker & Crystal Carter

Hidden Presence: Comparative study of visualising the presence of Black people living in Georgian era Britain- an analysis of two participatory creative history projects.  Shawn Sobers

What’s Happening in Black British History? IV – Final Thoughts and Conclusions

Videos from WHBBH4 in Bristol April 2016  also available  are available on the SAS website, YouTube  and  iTunes