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Wilberforce Institute Public Lecture Series, 2019-2020

Date

14 November 2019 - 02 April 2020

Time

4.30 pm

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Lecture

All lectures are held in the main lecture theatre at the Wilberforce Institute, Oriel Chambers, 27 High Street, Hull. HU1 1NE

Enquiries: Beki Bloomfield, R.Bloomfield@hull.ac.uk, 01482 305176

Refreshments are available from 15 minutes before the lecture starts

Thursday 14 November 2019, 4.30 pm
Slavery from Street Level: Empire, Race and Urban Popular Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Dr Ryan Hanley, University College London

Thursday 28 November 2019, 4.30 pm
‘I was a slave’: The life of preacher and abolitionist Salim C. Wilson
Dr Lauren Darwin, Lead Researcher for the African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire Project, in conjunction with Hull Museums

Thursday 5 December 2019, 4.30 pm
Bringing time and agency into the Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery discourse – evidence from Myanmar, Ethiopia and Ghana.
Dr Priya Deshingkar, University of Sussex

Thursday 20 February 2020, 4.30 pm
What’s going on at WISE?
Past and present PhD students present their work

Thursday 19 March 2020, 4.30 pm
The early medieval slave trade
Dr Marek Jankowiak, University of Oxford

Thursday 2 April 2020, 4.30 pm
The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade
Professor Manuel Barcia, Professor of Latin American History, University of Leeds

 

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