10 Jun 2020

‘People still do not understand their history… they see me still representing the slave’ – scientist Sir Geoff Palmer

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We speak to scientist and human rights activist, Professor Sir Geoff Palmer.

We speak to scientist and human rights activist, Professor Sir Geoff Palmer.

He is Professor Emeritus at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

We began by asking him about his efforts to get a plaque put on the statue of slave owner and one-time Home Secretary, Henry Dundas, which stands in the centre of Edinburgh.