The background image is a photograph from the archives of the Royal Geographical Society taken in 1874. Among the group are Chuma and Susi, two 'Bombay Africans' who explored parts of Africa with David Livingstone. The original caption reads: S0016726
About the Centre
Our Initial Focus Areas:
To foster the development of historical research into the black presence in Britain.
To facilitate, via our public programmes of conference and workshops, exchange of ideas and information on the black presence in Britain.
Our Long Term Aim
- To establish a masters degree with a focus upon the black presence in Britain at University College London.
- To become an internationally renowned research institute for the study of the black presence in Britain.