Europe’s Black History Conference 26 September

Europe’s Black History. One Day Conference 

Hosted by Narrative Eye and Black History Walks

Q & A’s after  each presentation plus panel discussions and action planning


Conference opening- Marchu Girma – Narrative Eye


The African presence in Ancient and Modern Europe .A brief overview including  Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Italy -Tony Warner, Black History Walks 


African Soldiers in European Tribal Wars. Education via exhibition. Mark Mcknight

Black Tudor women in the National Curriculum ?  Tanya Thompson

12.00pm to 1pm  Lunch

1.00 Panel Contributions on: 

Apartheid Education in the UK, the Saturday School revolution. Philip Udeh

Disappearing  education space, the racism of denied access. Yvonne Fields

Is England the least racist place in Europe ? Contributions from Africans living in Germany, Holland and Portugal 

Social media to advance Black Empowerment, how we do it. Stella X

3.00pm  to 3.30pm Break  


Spoken Word Performance. Human Rights and  International Education. David Neita


Group  Discussion and Further Actions 

6pm Close  

About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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