Jake Subryan Richards is co-curator of Black Atlantic: Power, People, Resistance. He is Assistant Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research and teaching concerns the histories of the people of the African diaspora, Atlantic empires, and enslavement and emancipation. Jake has published research in Past and Present and Comparative Studies in Society and History. His article on anti-slave-trade law won the Royal Historical Society’s Alexander Prize (2019) and his PhD thesis was co-winner of the Prince Consort and Thirlwall Prize and Seeley Medal (2021). Richards is a British Art Network Emerging Curator (2022) and a BBC Radio 3/AHRC New Generation Thinker (2021).