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The World's Music at Oxford – D Lime feat. Tobago Crusoe
June 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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This event will also feature a panel discussion and will serve to launch the AHRC-TORCH podcast series on calypso music and culture in Britain following the arrival of the MV Empire Windrush in 1948.
Planned to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Empire Windrush this interdisciplinary event will bring together high-profile musicians, academics and a diverse audience from across Oxford for a lively evening of music and discussion. With a specific focus on the Caribbean migrant experience of 1940s/50s Britain, we’ll be exploring how calypso music was utilised to narrate this experience and in what ways Caribbean spaces of sociability contributed to notions of a shared Black identity