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.
- Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, Keith McClelland, Kating Donington and Rachel Lang, Legacies of British Slave-Ownership: Colonial Slavery and the Formation of Victorian Britain. Cambridge: CUP, 2014.
- Nicholas Draper, The Price of Emancipation: Slave-Ownership, Compensation, and British Society at the End of Slavery. Cambridge: CUP, 2009. Winner of the RHS Whitfield Prize 2009.
- Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper and Keith McClelland (eds), Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2014.
For a full list of publications, see Nicholas's Iris profile.
- 'Bristol torn apart over statue of Edward Colston', The Independent 22 June 2014
- The World this Weekend, BBC Radio 4, 5 January 2014
- 'The stately homes built on the back of slaves', The Independent 3 March 2013
- 'Sir John A Macdonald had family ties to slave trade', The Globe and Mail 1 March 2013
- 'We must be honest about our role in slavery', The Independent 24 February 2013
- 'Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition', The Independent 24 February 2013
- Remembering Slavery (second- and third-year undergraduate advanced seminar module)