Writing Black Britain a Reflection: The Case of the Anti-Apartheid Movement and Black Activism

Please note the room change: this seminar will take place in the Pichette Auditorium at Pembroke

Based at Goldsmiths University of London, Elizabeth is a historian of Modern British and South African History and the history of the Black Diaspora. Since successfully acquiring a PhD in History from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London, Dr. Williams has written and published peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and published the single-authored book, The Politics of Race in Britain and South Africa: Black British Solidarity and the Anti-Apartheid Struggle (IB Tauris pbk 2017). Among various projects she is currently editing a book on Black British intellectual engagement with the legacy of Nelson Mandela. Dr. Williams has guest lectured in the UK and internationally such as the national University of Malta, the Universities of Cape Town, Witswatersrand, Johannesburg, Sol Plaatje University, Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and more.