David Olusoga is a historian, broadcaster and filmmaker. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, he studied history and journalism before joining the BBC. He is an award-winning documentary maker and is also co-author of The Kaiser’s Holocaust: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide and The Colonial Roots of Nazism, The World’s War and a contributor to The Oxford Companion to Black British History. His books and television programmes have explored the themes of empire, military-history, race, slavery and contemporary culture in the UK and USA. His latest book is Black and British: A Forgotten History.
Events featuring this speaker
Can participation in arts and cultural experiences in the public realm catalyse change for a society? The panel will consider the changing face of arts in the public realm, bringing experience from their international work.
Following a screening of the new film #ThereIsBlackInTheUnionJack, the panel will explore issues of identity, inclusion and belonging in future cities.
The panellists consider how cities can address their difficult pasts and how to ensure these debates and actions create better futures for all.