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David Olusoga - We need to talk about windrush

(29 November 2019)

We are pleased to announce that Professor David Olusoga OBE will be joining us to discuss the Windrush scandal on 9 December 2019 from 6pm - 7.30pm at Durham Miners Hall. This event is co-hosted by Durham University Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit, Ustinov College and Durham Miners Association. This event is open to all staff and students of Durham University as well as members of the local community, free of charge. Admission is by ticket only and there will be no tickets available on the door on the evening of the event. Tickets are available here.

David Olusoga is a British-Nigerian 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.

The event will begin at 6pm and therefore doors will close at 5.55pm.

There is limited on-street parking outside of Redhills which is free after 18.00. If you require an accessible parking space, this can be arranged by notifying Katie Stobbs on katie.j.stobbs@durham.ac.uk in advance.

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