The President, Board of Directors and members of the St. George’s Church and British Cemetery Society are holding a reception to celebrate the rededication of the British Cemetery (founded in 1811), which will take place at 12:00 on 26th February 2008, with the presence of the British Ambassador to Brazil, Dr. Peter Collecott. On this occasion, the Ambassador will award Mr. W. Nigel Lee with an MBE (Member of the British Empire) for his services to the British Community.
Hundreds of Britons and people other faiths and nationalities lie buried in the British Cemetery at Bahia, in one of the most scenic parts of the City of Salvador. Restored in 2006, this cemetery with a heavenly view of All Saints' Bay has become a monument to the British presence in Bahia and Brazil.
Sabrina is a British scholar, translator and writer who was raised in Puerto Rico and educated in the US and UK. She recently resettled in the UK after living in Brazil for nearly 30 years. PhD in Ethnic and African Studies from CEAO/UFBA (2014). MA in Latin American Studies from UCLA (areas: History, Anthropology and Political Science). BA (First/Hons) in English from UCLA. Translator of over 30 books published in Brazil and the USA and author of numerous articles and book chapters on Afro-Brazilian history and the Black Atlantic. // Sabrina Gledhill é pesquisadora, tradutora e escritora. Inglesa, foi criada em Porto Rico e morou quase 30 anos no Brasil. Radicada na Inglaterra desde 2015. Tem graduação em Letras e mestrado em Estudos Latino-Americanos pela Universidade da Califórnia, Los Angeles - UCLA. Doutora em Estudos Étnicos e Africanos pelo Programa Multidisciplinar de Pós-Graduação em Estudos Étnicos e Africanos da Universidade Federal da Bahia. Tradutora de mais de 30 livros editados no Brasil e nos EUA e autora de vários textos acadêmicos e literários, com enfoque na cultura afro-brasileira e no Atlântico Negro.