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Onyeka Nubia is a British historian, writer and TV presenter who is reinventing our perceptions of the Renaissance, British history, Black Studies and intersectionalism. He is the leading historian on the status and origins of Africans in pre-colonial England from antiquity to 1603.

He has developed entirely new strands of British history which includes Africans in Ancient and Medieval England. Onyeka is also an expert on diversity in Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Edwardian England/Britain. He has helped academia and the general public to an entirely new perspective on otherness, colonialism, imperialism and the Black British contribution to World Wars I and II.

He has written over forty articles on Englishness, Britishness and historical method and they have appeared in the most popular UK historical magazines and periodicals including History Today and BBC History Magazine.

Onyeka is an internationally renowned speaker and has been a keynote presenter at venues such as the Houses of Parliament, the National Portrait Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. He has also been a keynote presenter at universities throughout the UK and the USA, including SOAS University London, Vanderbilt University (USA), Georgia State and Clarke Atlanta Universities (USA).

Onyeka has been a consultant and presenter for several television programmes including the Walking Victorian Britain series (Channel 5), Digging for Britain (BBC), History Cold Case: The Ipswich Man (BBC) and Channel 4’s Skeletons of the Mary Rose and Crossrail Discovery: London’s Lost Graveyard.

Onyeka is a lecturer in History at the University of Nottingham. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at Edgehill and Huddersfield Universities and the Director of Studies at Narrative Eye. He is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards.

His books include England’s Other Countrymen: Black Tudor Society and Blackamoores: Africans in Tudor England: Their Presence Status and Origins.

Onyeka Nubia Ethnicity

Historian Onyeka Nubia is of African descent.