Louisa Uchum Egbunike is a lecturer in English at City, University of London. She completed her PhD in African literature at SOAS, University of London, where she has also lectured in contemporary African literature. In 2016 she was selected as one of the BBC and the Arts and Humanities Research council’s ‘New Generation Thinkers’ which has seen her create and present content for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Arts Online. Louisa has been an invited guest lecturer to a number of institutions including Wellesley College, The University of the West Indies, and The University of Bremen. She is currently working on a multifaceted project, which includes a series of events, an art exhibition and a documentary film, which reflects on the legacies of the Nigeria-Biafra war. Louisa is one of the founders and conveners of the Igbo Conference at SOAS.