Announcement: International Conference, “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique”, 27- 28 October 2017

Dear Colleagues, Thank you, once again, for supporting the Second International Conference of the Oficina de História-Moçambique (Oct 27-28/2017, Fortaleza de Maputo, Mozambique). As you know the theme for this year’s conference is “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique”. It Continue reading Announcement: International Conference, “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique”, 27- 28 October 2017

Tubman Talks: “The Making of a Woodist/Jumbie Aesthetic” – 12 October 2017

Paget Henry and Mali Olatunji will present a paper entitled, “The Making of a Woodist/Jumbie Aesthetic,” on October 12, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract Mali Olatunji, photographer and aesthetician, is the creative inspiration behind an Continue reading Tubman Talks: “The Making of a Woodist/Jumbie Aesthetic” – 12 October 2017

Young Inventors Augmented Reality Weekend Workshop — October 13-14, 2017

The Sensorium Augmented Reality Lab and Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas present the Young Inventors Augmented Reality Weekend Workshop for high school students (aged 16-18). The workshop is supported by Fulbright Canada’s Community Leadership Project. Continue reading Young Inventors Augmented Reality Weekend Workshop — October 13-14, 2017

Book Launch “Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice”

Join us on Thursday, September 28, 2017 as Drs. Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk launch their edited collection entitled, Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice at the Solarium Falconer Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, from 5:00 – 7:00 Continue reading Book Launch “Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice”

Tubman Talks: “From Green Gold to Ganja: The Enduring Legacy of the Plantation Economy in the Eastern Caribbean” — 21 September 2017

Kevin Edmonds will present a paper entitled, “From Green Gold to Ganja: The Enduring Legacy of the Plantation Economy in the Eastern Caribbean,” on September 21, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:00. Abstract This talk will focus Continue reading Tubman Talks: “From Green Gold to Ganja: The Enduring Legacy of the Plantation Economy in the Eastern Caribbean” — 21 September 2017

Slavery Old and New Series: “Black Tunisians awake after 2011 – but who are they?” – May 30, 2017

Slavery Old and New is a joint research initiative which examines the legal conceptualization of labour exploitation. Through an interdisciplinary, transnational and historical methodology, this project draws on a variety of disciplines, spaces in time, and places around the world, Continue reading Slavery Old and New Series: “Black Tunisians awake after 2011 – but who are they?” – May 30, 2017

Call for Papers: “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique” – Deadline, 1 July 2017

2nd Annual International Conference of the Oficina de História-Mozambique. “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique” Fortaleza de Maputo October 27-28, 2017. The Oficina de História-Mozambique is organizing its second annual international conference in collaboration with the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research Continue reading Call for Papers: “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique” – Deadline, 1 July 2017

Summer Institute 2017: “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions”

       CALL FOR PAPERS: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University, in collaboration with the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, presents the 8th Annual Summer Institute:  “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions,” at York University, Keele Continue reading Summer Institute 2017: “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions”