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Dr Nicholas Draper

Director of the Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership


Nick Draper is Director of the new Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership at UCL. Prior to this he was Co-director of the recent Structure and significance of British Caribbean Slave-ownership 1763-1833 project, and was a founder member of its precursor, the Legacies of British Slave-ownership project (2009-2012). Prior to his return to academia he worked for 25 years in the City of London.


Qualifications & memberships of professional bodies

2008
PhD
University College London
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Courses taught

HIST7350 Remembering Slavery

Major Publications


Media Coverage

The Independent
22 Jun 14
Bristol torn apart over statue of Edward Colston
BBC Radio 4
05 Jan 14
The World This Weekend
The Independent
03 Mar 13
The stately homes built on the back of slaves
The Globe and Mail
01 Mar 13
Sir John A. Macdonald had family ties to slave trade
The Independent
24 Feb 13
We must be honest about our role in slavery
The Independent
24 Feb 13
Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition

IRIS Researcher ProfileĀ 

Dr Nick Draper