Centre for the Study of International Slavery


Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners

4:00pm - 6:00pm  /  Monday 1st February 2016

Scotland and the Caribbean: Atlantic Archipelagos

5:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Thursday 18th February 2016

Scotland and the Caribbean: Atlantic Archipelagos

5:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Thursday 18th February 2016

Redefining citizenship and manhood: Black Civil War Soldiers and Pensions

5:00pm - 6:00pm  /  Thursday 10th March 2016

'Sojourner Truth and Formation of African American Woman’s Voice'

5:00pm - 6:00pm  /  Tuesday 26th April 2016


Business and modern slavery: Transparency and supply chains

11:30am - 1:30pm  /  Tuesday 14th June 2016

CSIS Seminar: ‘The wolf by the ears’ Jesús Sanjurjo

5:00pm - 6:00pm  /  Thursday 13th October 2016

‘Before the Windrush: race relations in 20th century Liverpool’

7:00pm - 8:00pm  /  Thursday 24th November 2016

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Antislavery usable past

5:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Tuesday 7th February 2017


SOLD – Film Screening

7:00pm - 9:30pm  /  Tuesday 21st February 2017

Fresh Start

Fresh Start: Integrating Survivors of Modern Slavery

11:00am - 2:00pm  /  Wednesday 1st March 2017

Digital Humanities Event

New Digital Practices, Projects, and Audiences

9:30am - 5:00pm  /  Thursday 2nd March 2017


From Anti-Slavery to Empire

6:00pm - 8:00pm  /  Wednesday 22nd March 2017

19th Century Ohio Map

Early 19th Century British Travellers in the Ohio Valley

4:00pm - 6:00pm  /  Thursday 18th May 2017

The Virginian Slave

Spectacularising Black Bodies on 19th Century Stages

3:00pm - 4:30pm  /  Tuesday 27th June 2017


'Postgrads Against Slavery: Ideas to Impact'

10:00am - 5:00pm  /  Friday 6th October 2017

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Re-Memory: An African Poet & The Burden of History by Kofi Anyidoho

5:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Friday 20th October 2017

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How to talk about emancipation without talking about abolitionists

4:30pm - 5:30pm  /  Tuesday 10th April 2018

Refugee Event

Refugees in Literature, Film, Art, and Media

9:30am - 5:00pm  /  Thursday 17th May 2018


Supply chains, transparency and modern slavery: beyond compliance

10:30am - 12:00pm  /  Wednesday 20th June 2018

The Slaves Cause

Slave Resistance and the Making of American Abolition

2:00pm - 3:30pm  /  Wednesday 20th June 2018

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Technically Speaking: The Mechanics of Race and the Machineries of Blackness

10:00am - 1:30pm  /  Wednesday 27th June 2018

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Mapping and Mobilising Slavery Heritage

10:00am - 3:00pm  /  Monday 23rd July 2018

Fugitive Slaves

Fugitive Slaves, the Underground Railroad and the Subversion of Slavery

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Wednesday 3rd October 2018

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Reintegration and Post-Reintegration services to Trafficking survivors

3:00pm - 4:30pm  /  Tuesday 16th October 2018

CSIS teaching workshop

Teaching American History & Politics with Digital Humanities

2:00pm - 5:00pm  /  Friday 9th November 2018


Mothering and Labour in the Antebellum South

5:30pm - 7:00pm  /  Thursday 15th November 2018

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Workshop: Teaching American History & Politics with Digital Humanities

2:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Friday 7th December 2018

CSIs public lecture

The American Civil War, Lancashire and the Cotton Famine, 1861-65

5:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Friday 7th December 2018

Clear Starching in Louisiana

Women and Slavery: Agency and Constraint in the Slaveholding South

9:30am - 5:00pm  /  Saturday 19th January 2019

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CSIS Public Lecture

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Thursday 7th February 2019


Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind

5:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Thursday 7th March 2019

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Specters of the Womb

12:00pm - 1:30pm  /  Friday 8th March 2019

Revisiting the black atlantic

Gender, ‘Race’ and Performance: Re-visiting the Black Atlantic

9:30am - 6:00pm  /  Wednesday 12th June 2019

The Trafficking & Exploitation of Children in the 1920s

The Trafficking and Exploitation of Children in the 1920s

3:00pm - 4:00pm  /  Thursday 27th June 2019

Harriet Tubman

Black History Month CSIS Public Lecture with Professor Catherine Clinton

5:00pm - 6:30pm  /  Wednesday 16th October 2019

Mailk Al Nasir

BlackFest Presents... "Artists as Activists"

2:00pm - 3:30pm  /  Friday 25th October 2019

Getting Word Project

The Getting Word Project: Beyond Labour and Commodity

5:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Friday 1st November 2019

Capitalism & Slavery

The 75th Anniversary of Eric Williams’ Capitalism & Slavery

9:00am - 5:30pm  /  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Legacies of Slavery

Monticello and the Legacies of Slavery

5:30pm - 7:30pm  /  Saturday 2nd November 2019

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BlackFest Digital 2020 - Diversity Dialogues Take: 3

1:00pm - 3:00pm  /  Sunday 27th September 2020

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Stereoviews of the Caribbean

3:00pm - 3:30pm  /  Friday 22nd October 2021

Anna Hajkova

Theresienstadt, Forced Labor, and Everyday Life of the Holocaust Victims

5:30pm - 8:00pm  /  Tuesday 2nd November 2021

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Book Club with Professor John Oldfield

6:00pm - 7:00pm  /  Wednesday 17th November 2021


Slave Stealing Women, Slave-Owning Women and Stolen Slaves in the American South

1:30pm - 3:00pm  /  Wednesday 23rd February 2022

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International Women’s Day Event Modern slavery - A Gendered Issue

2:00pm - 3:30pm  /  Friday 11th March 2022

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Survivors’ Voices, Stories and Images: A Public Exhibition and Discussion

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Thursday 17th March 2022

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Slavery, Colonialism and Liverpool’s University

5:00pm - 8:00pm  /  Thursday 16th June 2022

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Slavery, Colonialism and Liverpool’s University

10:00am - 1:00pm  /  Saturday 18th June 2022

Film Screening

Film Screening: Free Renty and a Live Q&A with Director David Grubin

5:00pm - 8:00pm  /  Tuesday 11th October 2022

Maladies of Empire

Maladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed Medicine

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Wednesday 12th October 2022

Bluecoat Talk

Women, Gender, Slavery, and Abolition in Brazil

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Friday 21st October 2022

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From Slavery to Civil Rights

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Thursday 1st December 2022

From Slavery to Civil Rights

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Thursday 1st December 2022

Stories We Tell: History, Mythologies, Memories and Monuments

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Wednesday 14th December 2022

Emancipatory Narratives and Enslaved Motherhood

5:00pm - 7:30pm  /  Wednesday 3rd May 2023