Olivette Otele is Professor of the history of slavery and memory of enslavement at the University of Bristol. She is a Fellow and Vice President of the Royal Historical Society. Her area of research is colonial and post-colonial history and the histories of people of African descent. Her latest books include a monograph, African European: an untold History and an edited volume, Post-Conflict Memorialization: Missing Memorials, Absent Bodies, both published in 2020.