Another Black Like Me: The Construction of Identities and Solidarity in the African Diaspora

Congratulations to Nielson Bezerra, former Banting Fellow (2012–2014), at the Tubman Institute, and Elaine Pereira Rocha on the publication of their new book, Another Black Like Me: The Construction of Identities and Solidarity in the African Diaspora (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015). Continue reading

CFP: CERLAC’s 4th International Graduate Student Research Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS York University’s Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) is hosting its 4th International Graduate Student Research Conference: (In)dependency and its Tensions: Democracy, Culture and (Post) Development, May 1 and 2, 2015 @ York Continue reading

Seminar series: “Slavery old and new: Labour exploitation through the ages and around the globe”

The Tubman Institute, in collaboration with the Institute of Comparative Law and the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at McGill University, is pleased to present this seminar series, Slavery old and new: Labour exploitation through the ages Continue reading

Call for applications for the Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies

The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC), announces the call for applications for the Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies. The Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies is intended to support PhD students Continue reading

Call for applications for the Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Award(s) and Fellowship

The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) announces the call for applications for the Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Award(s) and Fellowship. The Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Fund supports York graduate students engaged Continue reading

Book launch: Reproducing the British Caribbean by Juanita De Barros

The Harriet Tubman Institute is pleased to present the launch of Juanita De Barros’ book, Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery (University of North Carolina Press), on Thursday January 15th, 2015 from 4:30 – 630pm in Continue reading

After abolition: British humanitarian colonialism, the Niger Expedition and the drive to remake African labour

The Tubman Institute, in partnership with the Institute of Comparative Law and the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, is pleased to present a talk by Elizabeth Elbourne, titled “After abolition: British humanitarian colonialism, the Niger Expedition and Continue reading