The Pubs Are Open!

06.22.2021 - By Human Resources

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Can the Greene King pub chain and its founder Benjamin Greene help us understand the rise of Britain's pub culture and its links with the Transatlantic Slave Trade?

Featuring author Vaughn Scribner  ( from the University of Arkansas and Liverpool's International Slavery Museum's Dr. Richard Benjamin (

Greene King founding story (

Greene King and International Slavery Museum announcement (

Full Episode Transcript (


Produced by Renay Richardson

Researchers are Dr. Alison Bennett and Arisa Loomba

Sound Design by Ben Yellowitz 

with J Hope on the strings

Vocal pieces by James Collins and Caleb Kunle

Flute by Sian Herbert 

Production assistant is Rory Boyle

This is a Broccoli Production

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