1000 – 1200 BST.

Chaired by Ola Uduku and Nick Westcott

African Diasporas, Remittances and capital in a post-Covid era and Viewing the European Black Diaspora in the 2020s




Tunde Zack-Williams Emeritus Professor of Sociology, UCLAN, former President ASAUK, who has written extensively on all aspects of the socio-politics and economics of the African diaspora, with a special focus on Liverpool’s diasporic links to Africa and farther afield.


Onyekachi Wambu CEO Afford UK,Afford, the African Foundation for Development, works with Africans based in the diaspora, to leverage their financial agency to enable the delivery various development projects in Africa.


Opeoluwa Abitoye – Head, Account Management, Flutterwave

Flutterwave is a Nigeria-founded ‘fintech’ organisation that delivers a digital payment structure for global businesses and payment services across Africa. It currently operates in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, and seven other African countries. it is based in San Francisco and hosted the free to air broadcast of the Africa Nations Cup final across Africa last November.


Final Keynote Speaker. 1400hrs BST
Professor Akosua Ampofo. African Heritage Identity and Culture Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Former President African Studies Association Africa



Fully funded by the British Academy, this online session is entirely  free to attend. Please register through the Eventbrite links below for access to the event. Joining details will be provided 24hrs before the commencement of the session.


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This online conference is fully funded by The British Academy, and hosted by the BIEA. The online sessions are entirely free to attend. BritishAcademy Conferences bring together scholars from around the world to present, discuss and consolidate new research in the humanities and social sciences.