The Recovery Plan: Recovering Blackness and Recovering from Florence’s Historical Narration

2 December 2020 - 18:00

Wednesday Lecture, at the Harold Acton Library and online, on Zoom

by Justin Randolph Thompson


The Recovery Plan is a way of rethinking the exclusions and violences of historical narration. The talk draws upon the research project  On Being Present which examines a range of paintings that figure Black Africans in the collection of the Gallerie degli Uffizi.


To join the event on Zoom (no reservation necessary), simply click on this link: (password: qzDe0T) at 18:00 on Wednesday 2nd December. Once you have downloaded ZOOM. All you have to do is click on the meeting link to join the videoconference. 


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