Empireworld at the Southbank Centre

Empireworld at the Southbank Centre

Drawing on his new book, journalist and author Sathnam Sanghera traces the legacies of the British empire around the world. Part of the Southbank Centre’s You Belong Here season, which explores why we all feel the very human need to belong in our communities and...
Sathnam Sanghera talks to David Olusoga

Sathnam Sanghera talks to David Olusoga

The British Empire is a subject of both shame and glorification. Journalist Sathnam Sanghera talks to historian David Olusoga about how our imperial past is everywhere: from how we live and think to the foundation of the NHS and even our response to the Covid-19...
Charleston Festival 2024

Charleston Festival 2024

Who will hold the reins of global power in the future? Join Sathnam Sanghera, highly regarded journalist and expert on the impact of the British Empire, as he interrogates the contradictions and legacies of colonial rule in his book ‘Empireworld’. Joining him is Peter...
Sheffield Festival of Debate

Sheffield Festival of Debate

Sathnam Sanghera’s groundbreaking new book Empireworld traces the legacies of the British empire around the world – from the creation of tea plantations across the globe, to environmental destruction, conservation, and the imperial connotations of Royal tours....
Cambridge Literary Festival

Cambridge Literary Festival

Sathnam Sanghera’s ground-breaking Empireland revealed how empire continues to shape life in Britain today. Now with Empireworld he expands the scope and examines how the British Empire shaped the rest of the world, exploring how, to this day, 2.6 billion people...