Tubman Seminar Series 2008/2009

  • October 22, 2008, 12:30 pm: Dr. Chouki El-Hamel, Department of History, Arizona State University, “The Justification of Concubinage as an Institution of Slavery in Islam.” The Tubman Institute, 202-B Founders College.
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  • November 24, 2008, 4:00 pm: Dr Silke Strickrodt, African History, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany, “British Abolition on the Ground in West Africa in the mid-Nineteenth Century.” The Tubman Institute, 202-B Founders College.
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  • April 14, 2009, 5:00pm: Felipe Alencastro, Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne, “The Hidden Ring: The Portuguese Court in Rio de Janeiro and the Growth of the Brazilian Slave Trade.” Founders College, Master’s Dining Room, Room 015A.
  • April 21, 2009, 5:00pm: Sean Kelly, Hartwick College, “From Sierra Leone to South Carolina: Tracing the Captives of the Sloop Hare.” Founders College Senior Common Room, Room 316
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  • April 28, 2009, 5:00pm: Quentin de Becker, Université Libre de Bruxelles, “European Doctors and Medical Assistants in the Belgian Congo, 1908-1960” Founders College Senior Common Room, Room 316.
  • May 5, 2009, 5:00pm: Olatunji Ojo, Brock University, “Ethnicity, Kinship and Slavery in Yorubaland” Founders College Senior Common Room, Room 316.
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