King's College London

Research portal

Dr Toby Green

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Birmingham

    2007
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Birmingham

    2007
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge

    1996
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge

    1996

Research interests

Wide range of interests broadly structured around African engagement with the early Atlantic world and mercantilism. Specific areas of interest include:

  • Trans-Saharan and Trans-Atlantic Diasporas
  • The history of race and slavery in the Atlantic 
  • Creolization
  • New Christians in Europe, the Americas and West Africa
  • Connections between the precolonial, the colonial and the postcolonial state in Africa
  • African economic history and its intersection with world economic history
  • Cultural and economic links between Brazil and Africa, 16th-19th centuries

Participation in workshop, seminar, course

University of Warwick (Institute of Global History); Université de Paris I/CNRS; Institute of Historical Research (Imperial and World History Seminar)

Toby Green (Speaker)

2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical (Lisbon); University of Lisbon; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS African History Seminar).

Toby Green (Speaker)

2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

'Migration, Diaspora, and Cultural Transformation', Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London

Toby Green (Speaker)

2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Early Modern Exchanges Launch Conference

Toby Green (Organiser)

2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Duke University, Atlantic World Series

Toby Green (Invited speaker)

Nov 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical; Cambridge University (African History Seminar)

Toby Green (Speaker)

2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Editorial activity

Amilcar Cabral Institute for Economic and Political Research (Journal)

Tobias Green (Editorial board member)

2010 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Participation in conference

ASA (African Studies Conference Indianapolis Nov 2014)

Toby Green (Participant)

21 Nov 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

BARSEA workshop funded by the British Academy

Toby Green (Organiser)

23 Jun 201525 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

“Cross-Cultural Exchanges Between Africa and the Americas”

Toby Green (Organiser)

4 Sep 20136 Sep 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Anneaux de la Mémoire, University of Nantes

Toby Green (Keynote/plenary speaker)

Apr 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Portuguese Renaissance Conference, Oxford University

Toby Green (Invited speaker)

2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Imperial and World History Seminar

Toby Green (Organiser)

Oct 2012 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Universidade Federal da Bahia, Keynote Lecture

Toby Green (Keynote/plenary speaker)

Mar 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Formal and Informal Empire: Portuguese Relations with the non-European world

Toby Green (Organiser)

Jan 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

'Africa and the Atlantic World, 1450-1850', Cambridge African Studies Centre

Toby Green (Speaker)

2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

African Studies Association of the UK Conference, Leeds

Toby Green (Organiser)

2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

African Studies Association Conference (ASA), Philadelphia

Toby Green (Speaker)

2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Georgetown-King’s College London Global History Forum

Toby Green (Speaker)

2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Le Portugal et l'Afrique (XVI-XVIII Siecles) - Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne

Tobias Green (Speaker)

Oct 2010 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Commercial agriculture as an Alternative to the Slave Trade, German Historical Institute, London

Tobias Green (Speaker)

Sep 2010 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Cadbury Conference at Birmingham University on Popular Culture in African Cities

Tobias Green (Chair)

May 2010 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

“Courts, Crowns and Creeds: The Iberian Inquisitions in the Early Modern World”, Exeter College, Oxford University

Toby Green (Speaker)

2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

“Commercial Agriculture as an Alternative to the Slave Trade”, German Historical Association, London

Toby Green (Speaker)

2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

“Le Portugal et l’Afrique", Université Paris I/CNRS

Toby Green (Speaker)

2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Panel Series: “Ethnicity” of Africans in the Old World and the New, 1492-1865, ASA, San Francisco

Toby Green (Speaker)

2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

African Studies Association Conference at San Francisco

Tobias Green (Speaker)

2010 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Toby Green (Organiser)

Jun 2009

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Ohun Titun: New Directions in African Writing

Tobias Green (Chair)

May 2009 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

“Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial “Guinea of Cape Verde”, University of Birmingham

Toby Green (Speaker)

2009

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial "Guinea of Cape Verde"

Tobias Green (Speaker)

2009 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial

Tobias Green (Organiser)

2009 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

"African Athena Reivisited: 20 Years on From Black Athena, University of Warwick

Tobias Green (Speaker)

Nov 2008 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

African Athena: 20 Years on from Black Athena

Tobias Green (Chair)

Nov 2008 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

“African Athena: 20 Years After Black Athena”, University of Warwick

Toby Green (Speaker)

2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Beyond Slavery in the Iberian Atlantic, University of Liverpool

Tobias Green (Speaker)

Sep 2007 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Rethinking the Iberian Atlantic, University of Liverpool

Tobias Green (Speaker)

Jun 2006 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

CR Boxer Centenary Conference, King's College London

Tobias Green (Speaker)

Sep 2005 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Types of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Advisory Board member for Brill Series on Empires: From Dawn to Sunset (from October 2012)

Tobias Green (Member)

1 Oct 2012

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Advisory Board member for the European Research Council funded FP7 grant awarded to Dr Cátia Antunes at the University of Leiden (January 1 2013 – December 31 2017).

Tobias Green (Member)

1 Oct 20121 Oct 2017

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Member of Council of the ASAUK

Tobias Green (Member)

Jan 2012 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Types of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

ASAUK Writing workshop for early career Africa-based scholars funded by the British Academy

Toby Green (Organiser)

25 Jun 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Publication peer-review

Palgrave Macmillan (Journal)

Tobias Green (Editor)

2010 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Types of External academic engagement - Invited talk

Distinguished Lecture in African Studies

Toby Green (Member)

18 Nov 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

Distinguished Lecture in African Studies

Toby Green (Member)

18 Nov 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

West Africa and the Atlantic Price Revolution

Toby Green (Member)

17 Nov 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

Lecture to Kellogg Latin American Institute

Toby Green (Member)

17 Nov 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

Seminar at the West African Research Centre, University of Dakar, Senegal

Toby Green (Member)

1 Jul 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

Presentation of monograph

Toby Green (Member)

1 Jul 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

Seminar on African states and history in the 17th century

Toby Green (Member)

9 Apr 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

Seminar paper to Global History Seminar

Toby Green (Member)

31 Jan 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

© 2020 King's College London | Strand | London WC2R 2LS | England | United Kingdom | Tel +44 (0)20 7836 5454