Olivette Otele

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Olivette Otele studied at Sorbonne University in Paris and is Professor of the History of Slavery at Bristol University. She is the first Woman of Color to be a history professor in the United Kingdom. One focus of her work is on collective memory in postcolonial societies and Afro-European memory cultures. She is also the Vice President of the Royal Historical Society.

As of May 2022