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Biography Dr Nick Evans is Senior Lecturer in Diaspora History at the University of Hull. His research focusses on voluntary and forced migration around the Atlantic between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries.

A founding member of the Wilberforce House Museum Advisory Board, he champions work to decolonise heritage and amplify the experiences of Black people living in contemporary Britain. In 2023, he was part of teams that won both the Museums Association’s Decolonising Museums Award and the PraxisAuril KE Award 2023 for supporting Equality Diversity and Inclusion through Knowledge Exchange. Since 2023 he has served on the National Centre for Teaching Black History Educator's Steering Group at the International Slavery Museum.

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Research Interests Decolonising Heritage
Migration to, through and from Britain
Jewish history
Diasporas in the Atlantic world
Teaching and Learning I presently teach on a number of undergraduate modules:
* A History of Freedom (Level 4)
* Global Britain and its Past (Level 5)
* Insiders and Outsiders (Level 6)
* Memory, Public History and Heritage (Level 7)

In addition I founded and direct the Hull History Network
ResearcherID D-7740-2018
Scopus Author ID 15069466000
PhD Supervision Availability Yes
PhD Topics I presently supervise the following PhD students:

* Laura Birkinshaw, 'The rose of water in disease transmission and inhibition in the transatlantic slave trade' (funded by Leverhulme Trust)
* Lewis Carter, 'Disconnected communities and their percepti