Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Black and Asian Britain seminar

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

Black and Asian Britain seminar

Tuesday, 17 May
Senate House, University of London, Russell Square, London WC1
6 to 7.30 pm, room G34

Christian Høgsbjerg, 'Mariner, Renegade and castaway: Chris Braithwaite, the Colonial Seamen's Association and class struggle Pan-Africanism in late Imperial Britain'

This paper will explore the life and work of one neglected but critically important black radical activist in inter-war Britain, the Barbadian trade unionist and socialist Chris Braithwaite (c1885-1944), better known by his pseudonym 'Chris Jones'.

Everyone is welcome. You do not have to pre-book/register. (Contact: Marika.Sherwood@sas.ac.uk)

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