Portuguese Africa

Overview of the history & current state of Lusiphone Africa. Focus is on the two biggest territories, Angola & Mozambique.

Great Zimbabwe: a Black and White Issue?

Talk about and interpretation of the ruined city that gave it's name to the country that is Zimbabwe

Biography of a knighted human rights activist who was executed as a traitor five years later.

The Portuguese Maritime Empire

An outline of the Portuguese discovery and conquest of the Asian spice trade and their subsequent retreat

Biography of Cecil Rhodes

Cecil Rhodes's thirty years in southern Africa had a profound effect on commerce, local politics and the British Empire. This talk summarises the key moments of his extraordinary life.

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