The Annual Huntley Memorial Lecture – Walter Rodney

V&A event celebrates 50 years of publishing, black British culture and social activism.

Walter Rodney at the Bogle-L’Ouverture bookshop c1970s. (Image Courtesy of Huntley Archives at London Metropolitan Archives)

INAUGURATED IN in honour of Dr Jessica Huntley, who in 1969, along with her husband Eric Huntley, founded Bogle-L’Ouverture Publishing, The Annual Huntley Memorial Lecture serves as a celebration of 50 years of publishing and an acknowledgment of their contributions to black British culture and social activism.

Professor Patricia Daley. Photo by Robert Taylor

Patricia Daley, from Oxford University will reflect on Guyanese scholar activist, Dr Walter Rodney, and his contributions to the political and historical intersectionality of the underdevelopment of Africa.

The event takes place in collaboration with the Friends of the Huntley Archives at LMA (FHALMA) Foundation in memory of Jessica Huntley who died in October 2013.

Date: October 18 – Location: Hochhauser Auditorium, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL – Time: 18.30 – 21.00 – Price: £18 – Info:

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