Antislavery usable past

5:00pm - 7:00pm / Tuesday 7th February 2017 / Venue: Seminar Room 11 Rendall Building
Type: Seminar / Category: Department / Series: Centre for the Study of International Slavery
  • Suitable for: Anybody interested in the topic including university staff and students and members of the public.
  • Admission: Admission is free. Please email abalch@liverpool.ac.uk to register.
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This seminar features three papers from the ‘Antislavery Usable Past’ project’:
Mary Wills (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull)
Rebecca Nelson (PhD candidate, Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull)
Katie Donington (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Race and Rights, University of Nottingham)

These papers draw on new research undertaken as part of the AHRC-funded Antislavery Usable Past project. The project is researching the successes and failures of past antislavery movements in order to create a usable past that will inform and challenge current campaigning on unfree labour. More broadly we have been engaged in critical discussions about the relationship between past and present, and scholarship and activism.