ISOS Annual Public Lecture 2015

  • Start Date: February 11, 2015 at 5:30 pm
  • End Date: February 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm
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  • Location: A2, Highfield House, University Park
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Professor Robin Law, FBA, FRSE, FRHistS Emeritus Professor of African History, University of Stirling presents ‘Provisioning the slave trade: the supply of corn on the seventeenth-century Gold Coast’

Followed by a drinks reception at Highfield House Cloister. All welcome, attendance free.

Institute for the Study of Slavery Annual Public Lecture 2015. For further information, contact Stephen Hodkinson.

Robin Law is Emeritus Professor of African History at the University of Stirling. His chief research interests are in the history of pre-colonial West Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade.

He is the author of:

  • The Oyo Empire, c.1600-1836 (1977)
  • The Horse in West African History (1980)
  • The Slave Coast of West Africa, 1550-1750 (1991)
  • The Kingdom of Allada (1997)
  • Ouidah: The Social History of a West African Slaving ‘Port’, 1727-1892 (2004)

Prof Law is a former editor of the Journal of African History and holds honorary posts at the Centre for the Study of International Slavery at the University of Liverpool and the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples at York University, Toronto.

His distinctions include election as a Fellow of the British Academy (2000) and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (2002), and the Distinguished Africanist Award of the African Studies Association of the UK (2010).

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