Gemma Romain

Historian and curator

Gemma Romain is a historian, consultant and curator in Caribbean and Black British history, with a particular interest in modern queer Black histories, Black histories and visual culture, Jewish histories in modern Britain, and modern Grenadian history. She is an Honorary Fellow of The Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, University of Southampton and has recently worked at The Equiano Centre, Department of Geography, UCL, on various projects relating to Black British history. Her book Race, Sexuality and Identity in Britain and Jamaica: The biography of Patrick Nelson, 1916-1963 will be published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2017. She has a particular interest in museums, curating and public history and is the co-curator of the 2014-2015 Tate Britain ‘Spaces of Black Modernism: London 1919–39‘ (co-curated with Caroline Bressey, Emma Chambers and Inga Fraser).

Content Groups: