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 has attracted a significant number of Mozambican scholars, graduate students, artists, teachers, writers and researchers and, international scholars and graduate students from various countries.

The Oficina de História-Mozambique has organized its second annual international conference in collaboration with the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas, York University; the National Archives of Mozambique; the Center for Research in Social Sciences and Philosophy of the Pedagogy University of Mozambique, the Fortaleza of Maputo, the Slave Route Project (UNESCO) and the Slave Wrecks Project (George Washington University).

On behalf of the entire international scientific committee of this conference we are thankful for your support and collaboration in the organization and conception of the Second International Conference of the Oficina de História-Moçambique ‘Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique’. This event will provide a great opportunity for presenting and analyzing new insights into the history of enslavement in Mozambique and the life experiences of the people whose lives were affected by the institution and the trade.

English Program
Portuguese Program

Best regards,

Abubacar Fofana León

Associate Researcher, The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas, York University.
Organizer of the International Conference “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique”.
Coordinator, Scientific Committee, Oficina de História-Moçambique
Emails: ohmoz2017@gmail.com
Telephones:  + 1 416-736-2100 ext 33058 [Toronto]; and +258 825326602 [Maputo]
Skype: abucuba

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