Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and

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Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery
and Emancipation: 2014-2015
Alderman Sydney Smith Lecture
Changing Places: Slavery, Indentureship and
the Ranking Game in Colonial and Post-Colonial Jamaica
Verene Shepherd, University Director of the Institute for Gender & Development Studies and
Professor of Social History at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies
Thursday 9 October 5.30-7pm, WISE
More Than One Pair of Eyes:
Powell, ‘Race’ and Britishness in Georgia Brown’s East End
Dr James Jordan, Ian Karten Lecturer, Parkes Institute for Jewish/non-Jewish Relations,
University of Southampton
Thursday 30 October 4.30-6pm, WISE
Unlocking the Science of Slavery
Kevin Bales, Professor of Contemporary Slavery at WISE
Thursday 6 November 6.00pm, WISE
"Guinea rods" and "voyage iron": Metals in the Atlantic Slave Trade,
their European origins and African impacts
Göran Rydén, Professor of Economic History at the University of Uppsala and Chris Evans,
Professor of History at the University of South Wales
Thursday 4 December 4.30-6pm, WISE
The Profits of Slavery and the Furtherance of Music
David Hunter, Senior Lecturer and Music Librarian, Fine Arts Library, University of Texas at Austin
Thursday 5 February 4.30-6pm, WISE
www.hull.ac.uk/wise
WISE is located at Oriel Chambers, 27 High Street, Hull, HU1 1NE.
Coffee and tea will be served 15 mins before each lecture
For further details please contact r.bloomfi[email protected] or call 01482 305176
WISE
Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery
and Emancipation: 2014-2015
The Capital and Slavery:
The Sharp Family Portrait and London's Slave Legacy
Nuala Zahedieh, Reader in Economic and Social History at the University of Edinburgh
Thursday 12 February 4.30-6pm, WISE
Towards Abolition:
The British Slave Trade and its Caribbean markets, 1783-1807
Kenneth Morgan, Professor of History at Brunel University, London
Thursday 5 March 4.30-6pm, WISE
Upsetting the Slavery Cart and Gravy Train:
A critical assessment of the modern slavery industry
Paul Close, Professor & Visiting Fellow, Social Science Research Unit, University of London
Thursday 19 March 4.30-6pm, WISE
Window-dressing or moral concern?
The ameliorative writing of Samuel Martin and James Grainger
Brycchan Carey, Professor of English Literature at Kingston University, London
Thursday 16 April 4.30-6pm, WISE
Britain and the American Civil War:
The Manchester Union and Emancipation Society
David Brown, Senior Lecturer in American Studies at the University of Manchester
Thursday 14 May 4.30-6pm, WISE
www.hull.ac.uk/wise
WISE is located at Oriel Chambers, 27 High Street, Hull, HU1 1NE.
Coffee and tea will be served 15 mins before each lecture
For further details please contact r.bloomfi[email protected] or call 01482 305176
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