This lecture explores examples from different former slave societies in the Americas, Europe, and Africa to interrogate the complex dialogues between the concepts of history and memory as well as the ideas of symbolic, financial, and material reparations.
Join us for a national conference on local, community-based anti-slavery strategies, partnerships and action.
Presented as part of Black History Month 2017, Dreadlocks Story is a historical page which exhibits the bonds of the survival of African and Indian culture in Jamaica in view of upfront anti-slavery and anti-imperialist struggles.
Professor Zoe Trodd will lay out facts, figures and definitions for global slavery, then discuss the world’s first large-scale research platform for ending slavery—a new Beacon of Excellence at the University of Nottingham that is working to help end slavery by 2030.
Anti-Slavery International, a leading global charity dedicated to fighting contemporary slavery, is setting up a network of student activist chapters. They are looking for committed, socially engaged students to spearhead the University of Nottingham branch and to lead innovative fundraising and awareness-raising campaigns both on campus and in the wider community.
Join us for a lecture by Professor Kevin Bales on ‘Unlocking the Science of Slavery’. Professor Kevin Bales is Professor of Contemporary Slavery in the School of Politics and International Relations at The University of Nottingham.