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Høgsbjerg, Christian


Christian Høgsbjerg is a historian with research interests in Caribbean history, the black experience of the British Empire, the black presence in imperial Britain, and how race and empire impacted more broadly on British identity, politics, society and culture in the twentieth century. The main focus of his research concerns the Trinidadian Marxist and Pan-Africanist intellectual and activist C.L.R. James (1901-1989), a black writer, radical historian and political thinker who made a profound contribution to, among other areas, the making of modern multi-cultural, ‘post-colonial’ Britain.

He is the editor of C.L.R. James, Toussaint Louverture; A Play in Three Acts (Duke University Press, 2013), author of Mariner, Renegade and Castaway: Chris Braithwaite, seamen’s organiser and class struggle Pan-Africanist (Socialist History Society, 2013), and is currently co-editing a volume of new critical essays on C.L.R. James’s The Black Jacobins (Duke University Press, forthcoming). He is a member of the Black and Asian Studies Association, the Society for Caribbean Studies and the Socialist History Society. 

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