Hazel Carby’s book Imperial Intimacies: a Tale of Two Islands uses the lens of her own family history to make a deep dive into the workings of patriarchal, racialized, and gendered power. She draws on that book for this year’s Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture, titled “Imperial Sexual Economies.” Her lecture, delivered online on 16 June and introduced by Nadia Valman of Queen Mary (London) and the Raphael Samuel History Centre, forms this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.

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