Afro-Latin American Research Institute

2017 Sep 22

Comparative Abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans: A Research Conference

(All day)

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University of Leeds
The newly formed Leeds Baines Group for the Comparative Study of Unfree Labour together with the Working Group on Comparative Slavery (founded at Harvard in 2015) aim to bring together scholars working on slavery and indenture for a two-day conference focusing on the comparative aspects of abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Conference participants will explore research synergies and collaborative opportunities, promote a new cycle of comparative studies of slavery and indentured labour, and help define new trans-regional doctoral fields in historical research. Taking the theme of '... Read more about Comparative Abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans: A Research Conference

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