Prof. Olivette Otele

The First Black Woman To Be Appointed As A Professor Of History In The UK

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  • 1998 – Earned a Bachelor of Arts in Literature.
  • 2000 – Graduated with a Master of Arts.
  • 2013 – Named Senior Lecturer at Bath Spa University.
  • 2015 – Completed her Doctor of Philosophy.
  • 2018 – Named 69th in BBC’s 100 Women 2018 List.
  • 2018 – Appointed first Black female Professor of History in the UK.
  • 2018 – Spoke at the Winchester History Weekend.
  • 2019 – Published Post-Conflict Memorialization: Missing Memorials, Absent Bodies.
  • 2019 – Appointed Professor of the History of Slavery at Bristol University.
  • 2019 – Elected Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society.
  • 2019 – Gave keynote speech at the Social History Society Annual Conference.
  • 2020 – Published Afro-Europeans: A Short History.
  • 2020 – Appointed Chair of Bristol's Commission on Race Equality.
  • 2020 – Listed 6th Greatest Thinker for Covid-19 era by Prospect.