Black History Month: Researching Black History: Archives, Collections, Places

Wednesday 4th October

Join us for an engaging discussion with researchers and leading archivists on the challenges and opportunities for researching Black history in Scotland and the wider United Kingdom.

 

Our event, “Researching Black History,” seeks to open up a conversation about sources and collections for researching Black History, and showcase recent research and research which is currently underway.

Speakers

Dr Ayshah R Johnston, Black Cultural Archives; Rachel Hosker, University of Edinburgh Archivist and Research Collections Manager; Dr Henry Dee, University of Glasgow; Imogen Westbury, PhD Researcher, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, and National Museum of Scotland, researching: ‘Imperial Flights and Encounters: recovering the experiences of People of Colour in Scottish wartime aviation, 1914-1945’

Imogen Westbury, PhD Researcher, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, and National Museum of Scotland, researching: ‘Imperial Flights and Encounters: recovering the experiences of People of Colour in Scottish wartime aviation, 1914-1945’

This event is free and open to the public. Please reserve your spot online (Eventbrite).

Find the venue: https://www.ed.ac.uk/maps/maps?building=0201

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