Black Perspectives on Post-War British History
Institute of Historical Research, 20-21 October 2000
Speakers are listed below and further information is available from Julia Drake, firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 20th October
- Raimi Gbadamosi (UCL), " A Man Should be Judged by the Colour of His Shirt"
- J.Cowley (ICS), "Calypso"
Saturday 21st October
Panel 1: Race, Space and Identity
- Caroline Bressey (UCL), "Public History and forgotten black geographies of London"
- Julia Drake (UCL), "Redefining Identity: Black Caribbean women and community formation in Brixton and Notting Hill 1958-81"
- Divya Tolia Kelly (UCL), "Meanings of 'home' to Asian women living in Britain"
- Dolly Smith Wilson (Boston College), "Dependence, the Labour market and post war immigration policy"
Panel 2: Rejection or Resistance
- Alistair Chisolm (SAS), "Broadwater Farm: Regeneration, Immigration and Racism"
- Michael Dawswell (UCL), "What is it to be Black and British?"
- Sarah Glynn (UCL), "Young Bengalis in Brick Lane - The Last 25 Years"
- Harvard Sitkoff (UNH), "The influence of the United States on British minorities"
Panel 3: Colonialism and Communism
- Hakim Adi (Middlesex), "Communism and Anti-Colonialism amongst African's in Britain in the '40s and '50s"
- Mary Davis (UNL), "Racism and Anti-Communism: TUC Colonial Policy1935-50"
Panel 4: "You make the rules we live the life"
- Rosemary Mallett (KCL), "From childhood to aging: A Model for Understanding the Health of People of African-Caribbean Descent"
- Marika Sherwood (ICS), "The Lawrence Enquiry and Education"
Posted: 4 September 2000