Bruno Véras wins Brazilian Award for Promotion of Racial and Gender Equity

Congratulations to Bruno Véras who received the Antonieta de Barros award for the promotion of racial and gender equity in Brazil. Bruno is a PhD student in the Department of History and was the director of the project, “África Aparece: Linguagem, Ensino Continue reading Bruno Véras wins Brazilian Award for Promotion of Racial and Gender Equity

CFP: The 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS The 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference COMMUNITY, EMPOWERMENT & LEADERSHIP IN BLACK CANADA Halifax, Nova Scotia, 21-24 May 2015 The Black Canadian Studies Association (BCSA) will host its 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Conference, Community, Continue reading CFP: The 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference

Adrian A. Smith on “Historicizing ‘Food Labour’ and Law”

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 Adrian A. Smith, titled “Historicizing ‘Food Labour’ and Law” on Friday Continue reading Adrian A. Smith on “Historicizing ‘Food Labour’ and Law”

Tubman Talks: The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese mixed commission at Luanda, 1844-1858

Jose-Curto photo

The Tubman Talks is pleased to present José C. Curto and his talk, “The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese Mixed Commission at Luanda, 1844-1858” on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 2:30pm to 4:30pm in Room Continue reading Tubman Talks: The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese mixed commission at Luanda, 1844-1858

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

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