Thursday, 23 September 2010

Black and Asian Britain seminars

Institute of Commonwealth Studies, in conjunction with the Black and Asian Studies Association

Black and Asian Britain seminars

Seminars September to November: 6 to 7.30 pm, Senate House, University of London, Russell Square, London WC1. Everyone is welcome. You do not have to pre-book/register.

Tuesday, September 14 (Room G37)

Marika Sherwood, Malcolm X’s visits to Africa and Britain.
Historians of Malcolm usually almost ignore these visits: I shall outline his activities and question reasons for these omissions. My book Malcolm X: visits abroad April 1964 – February 1965 will be available at a reduced price.

Tuesday, October 12 (room G34)

Rev. Israel Oluwole Olofinjana, History and Contributions of African Churches in Britain.
The seminar will trace the history of African Churches in Brittan, explore why Africans are starting churches in the UK and their contributions to the British society. Rev. Olofinjana’s recent book Reverse in Ministry and Missions: Africans in the Dark Continent of Europe will be available at a reduced price. (Rev. Olofinjana is the minister of the Crofton Park Baptist Church, Brockley Grove, Lewisham)

Wednesday, 17 November (room G34)

Stephen Bourne will talk about his new book Mother Country which acknowledges the wartime contributions of Britain's Black community to the Home Front in WW2.

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