Black Presences in Art History: Lecturers
Michael is a Fellow of the Institute of commonwealth Studies with a honours degrees in Physics (Leeds, 1974) and Art History (Open University, 2008).
He regularly speaks and writes on the Black presence in Renaissance Europe, and is currently working on a symposium to celebrate John Blanke – the black trumpeter to the courts of Henry VII and Henry VIII.
Kim Sheldon is a specialist lecturer at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. She has a special research interest in African Heritage in Europe 1600-1815.