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School of History

Deanna Lyncook




My thesis takes a transnational approach to the experiences of West Indian children in the British education system in Britain and its Caribbean colonies, in the second half of the 20th Century. It explores the migration experiences of West Indian children through oral history.

I am the founder host of the weekly podcast The History Hotline where I discusses events and individuals that have shaped Black history in Britain and the Caribbean.


Research Interests:

Post-war migration from the Caribbean to Britain
Histories of education in Britain and the Caribbean

Public Engagement

Host: The History Hotline Podcast (
Coordinator: Young Historians Project (
Researcher: FOBBS Platform and Application (
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