Seminário Internacional: “O tráfico atlântico de escravos resultados e tendências da nova investigação”

Seminário Internacional: “O tráfico atlântico de escravos resultados e tendências da nova investigação” 20 Maio de 2014 – Anfiteatro Nobre – FLUP 15h00 – Sessão de abertura Primeira Sessão – Escravatura e tráfico de escravos em Angola 15h15-15h35: Carlos Almeida Continue reading

Tubman Speaker Series: “Cross-Cultural Exchange: The Dutch Middelburg Commercial Company on the Loango Coast, 1732 to 1796″

The Tubman Speaker Series is pleased present Stacey Sommerdyk, postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of History at the University of the Witwatersrand, and her talk on “Cross-Cultural Exchange: The Dutch Middelburg Commercial Company on the Loango Coast, 1732 to 1796″ Continue reading

Conference: Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Ransoming Practices

Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Ransoming Practices Harriet Tubman Institute York University April 25-26, 2014 The frequency of piracy and kidnappings in the 21st century revives an age long global practice of capturing people in exchange for ransom payment. In Continue reading

CFP: 2014 Summer Institute/Instituto de Verano Slavery, Memory and Citizenship/ Esclavitud, Memoria y Ciudadanía

The Harriet Tubman Institute research project “Slavery, Memory and Citizenship“ which is supported by the Social Science Research Council and Humanities (SSHRC) of Canada, and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), through the National Coordination of Anthropology and the Continue reading

Tubman welcomes Daniela Carvalho Cavalheiro

The Tubman Institute welcomes visiting exchange student, Daniela Carvalho Cavalheiro. Cavalheiro is a master’s student from the Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Brazil. She is at York University and the Tubman Institute through the Emerging Leaders of Continue reading

Strategies of Critique: Conference of the Graduate Program in Social and Political Thought

Strategies of Critique and the graduate students in Social and Political Thought at York University (SPT-GSA) invite scholars, artists and activists to the interdisciplinary graduate conference “Decolonizing Anti-racism” on April 16th and 17th, 2014. During the two-day event, participants will Continue reading

2014 Michael Baptista Lecture: Greg Grandin on “The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World”

The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) and the Tubman Institute are pleased to present Professor Greg Grandin and his lecture based on his new book, The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New Continue reading