Profile:
David Olusoga

David Olusoga is a British-Nigerian historian, broadcaster and film-maker. Born in Lagos, Nigeria David is a multi-award-winning presenter. His most recent series include The World’s War: Forgotten Soldiers of Empire (BBC 2) and the BAFTA winning Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners (BBC 2). He is also the author of Black & British: A Forgotten History (Macmillan, 2016), The World’s War (Head of Zeus, 2014), The Kaiser’s Holocaust: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism (Faber & Faber 2010), and was a contributor to the Oxford Companion to Black British History. He is currently writing a new history of slavery, 5000 Years a Slave (Head of Zeus) and a new history of the British colonisation of Tasmania entitled White Slavery & the Black War. David writes for The Guardian and The Observer and BBC History Magazine.