Prof. Hakim Adi is Professor of the History of Africa and the African Diaspora at the University of Chichester and was the first historian of African heritage to become a professor of history in Britain. In January 2018, he launched the world’s first online Masters by Research (MRes) degree programme on the History of Africa and the African Diaspora. Hakim is also the founder and consultant historian of the Young Historians Project.
His publications have been translated into French, Spanish and Portuguese and include: Pan-Africanism and Communism: The Communist International, Africa and the Diaspora, 1919-1939 (Africa World Press, 2013), Pan-Africanism: A History (Bloomsbury Press, 2018) and, as editor, Black British History: New Perspectives (Zed, 2019) and Black Voices on Britain (Macmillan, 2022).
His latest publication is Africa and Caribbean People in Britain: A History (Allen Lane, 2022)