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”

Tubman Talks: “Portraits of a Lady: Complicating Characterizations of Women in Ancient Egypt” — 13 April, 2017

Dr. Jean Li will present a paper entitled, “Portraits of a Lady: Complicating Characterizations of Women in Ancient Egypt,” on April 13, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:00. Abstract: Normative portrayals of ancient Egyptian women tend Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Portraits of a Lady: Complicating Characterizations of Women in Ancient Egypt” — 13 April, 2017

Tubman Talks: “History in the Lab: An Overview and Analysis of Teaching Digital History” — April 6, 2017

Dr. Sean Kheraj will give a paper entitled, “History in the Lab: An Overview and Analysis of Teaching Digital History” on 6 April 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:30. Abstract Can history be taught in a computer lab? Continue reading Tubman Talks: “History in the Lab: An Overview and Analysis of Teaching Digital History” — April 6, 2017

Tubman Talks – “Troubling Nostalgia: Reading the “Untold Stories” of Indians in Africa — 23 March 2017

Dr. Alia Somani will give a paper entitled, “Troubling Nostalgia: Reading the “Untold Stories” of Indians in Africa” on 23 March 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:30. Abstract This paper considers two literary texts that attempt to resurrect Continue reading Tubman Talks – “Troubling Nostalgia: Reading the “Untold Stories” of Indians in Africa — 23 March 2017

Tubman Talks: “Sustainability and the Digital Ecosystem: Best Practices for the Digital Humanist,” 16 March 2017

Anna St. Onge, Stacy Allison-Cassin, Andrea Kosavic, and Mona Elayyan will give a talk entitled “Sustainability and the digital ecosystem: best practices for the digital humanist’ on 16 March 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from  2:30-4:30 p.m. Abstract The Digital Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Sustainability and the Digital Ecosystem: Best Practices for the Digital Humanist,” 16 March 2017