Olivette Otele is Professor of Colonial History, Memory and Politics at Bath Spa University. A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, she is also an advisory board member of the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council and a European Commission research grant evaluator. She is the author of several articles and volumes. Her forthcoming and latest publications include: Post-conflict memorialization: missing memorials, absent bodies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019); African-Europeans: a Hidden History (Hurst, 2019); Histoire de l’esclavage britannique: des origines de la traite aux premisses de la colonisation (Houdiard, 2008). Professor Otele is also a broadcaster (BBC, Sky News, Guardian, Telegraph, Radio France, Jeune Afrique, etc.).