Professor Bethencourt formerly headed the Biblioteca Nacional of Lisbon and the Gulbenkian Cultural Centre in Paris. He is now the Charles Boxer Professor of History at King’s. His many works on imperial, intellectual and cultural history include The Portuguese Overseas Expansion (with Diogo Curto) and a pioneering recent book on The Inquisition: a Global History. He is working on the history of racism.
Racism – a Global History
Francisco Bethancourt (King's College London)
10 March 2010