Colonialism and Slavery in Popular Culture Today

Colonialism and Slavery in Popular Culture Today
27 September 2018, 7.00pm - 8.30pm
The Chancellor's Hall, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Afua Hirsch is an author, journalist, broadcaster and former barrister. Having studied and worked across 15 countries in West and Central Africa on international law and development, Afua became the West Africa Correspondent for The Guardian, establishing the paper's first ever regional bureau in Ghana. She is also the former social affairs editor at Sky News, and the author of the Sunday Times bestselling book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging (2018), winner of the Royal Society for Literature Jerwood Award. Afua appears on regular current affairs debate shows on Sky News, CNN, the B.B.C, writes a column in the Guardian, and broadcasts, writes and speaks widely on identity, diaspora, socio-economic developments and social justice.


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