Category Archives: African University Project files


File consists of paperwork such as correspondence, minutes, reports [including proposals, action plans], and working notes. Some material relates to the Round Table Conference of African and Asian Politicians and Academics, and the Parliamentary Black Caucus and University of Warwick Research Initiative as undertaken by the Organization of Africans in Europe (OAE).


File deals with and contains documentation such as the minutes of the first Steering Group; correspondence between Bernie Grant and the Program for Research on Black Americans, University of Michigan, re new study on Xenophobia, Racism and Anti-Semitism, discussion paper re Broadwater Farm, Tottenham and youth affairs; and notes concerning the foundation of the Black University Project. See related files in record series entitled ‘Parliamentary Black Caucus Subject files’ – Parliamentary Black Caucus Research Initiative.


File comprises correspondence, reports and minutes relating to issues such as the Research Initiative of the Round Table Conference of African and Asian Politicians and Academics (held 1-2 December 1989) and the African University Project Summer School. Also includes biographical information re Bernie Grant.


File is subdivided as follows: Steering Committee Members’ Correspondence; Syllabus Development in Black History / Correspondence re Bananas and Geest; Summer School sub-committee papers; Correspondence re Summer School (UK organisation) encompassing issues such as the syllabus, Gospel Travel, Middlesex University, Grant Application form (Council of Churches), ‘SAE’; correspondence with USA contacts; and African University Project Steering Committee Minutes from March – November 1993.