David Olusoga

Bluecoat is delighted to welcome British Nigerian historian David Olusoga. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, his acclaimed television series A House Through Time, as well as his work around slavery, resonate with the city. David will be giving a talk relating to his academic research on slavery and his extensive experience of Liverpool.

Wed 5 Sep / 5:30pm - 7:30pm

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David Olusoga is a historian, broadcaster and film-maker. His most recent TV series include Black and British: A Forgotten History (BBC 2), The World’s War (BBC 2), A House Through Time (BBC 2) and the BAFTA winning Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners (BBC 2). David is also the author of Black & British: A Forgotten History which was awarded both the Longman-History Today Trustees Award and the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize. His other books include The World’s War, which won First World War Book of the Year in 2015, The Kaiser’s Holocaust: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism and Civilizations: Encounters and the Cult of Progress. David was also a contributor to the Oxford Companion to Black British History and writes for The Guardian and is a columnist for The Observer and BBC History Magazine. He is also one of the three presenters on the BBC's landmark Arts series Civilizations.

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