Thomas Harding & Kojo Koram: What Was Taken?
Inspired by a personal quest to learn more about Britain’s role in the slave trade, Thomas Harding tells the story of the Demerara Uprising, a key trigger in the abolition of slavery, in White Debt. In Uncommon Wealth, Kojo Koram traces the group of British elites who hid the gains of the Empire and saddled debt on former dependencies. Join the two interrogative writers as they discuss the legacies of Empire and following the trail of these unheard histories.
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Friday 16 February