Rex Nettleford Lecture on Colonialism and its Legacies 2024
Paul Gilroy, Professor of Humanities at UCL and founding director of the Sarah Parker Remond Centre for the study of racism and racialisation, will deliver the annual Rex Nettleford Lecture on Thursday 16 May 2024. On the subject of “The Evolving Political Significance of Studying Africa’s diaspora”.

The lecture, named in honour of former Honorary Fellow and Orielensis Professor Rex Nettleford, former Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, is intended to contribute to the advancement of academic research into the legacies of colonialism in all its forms.

Following the lecture there will be a presentation for the winners of the Rex Nettleford Essay Competition, in which Year 12 students were invited to submit an essay addressing specific aspects of colonialism.
Date: 16 May 2024, 17:30 (Thursday, 4th week, Trinity 2024)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Paul Gilroy
Organising department: Oriel College
Organiser: Kathryn Ferguson (Oriel College)
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Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Kathryn Ferguson