Tubman Talks: “Protecting Their Wealth: Female Self-Endowment in 19th Century Luanda”

Dr. Vanessa Oliveira will present a paper entitled, “Protecting their Wealth: Female Self-Endowment in 19th Century Luanda”on 28 April 2016 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:00. Bio Vanessa S. Oliveira received her Ph.D from York University and holds a Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Protecting Their Wealth: Female Self-Endowment in 19th Century Luanda”

Tubman associate Juanita De Barros recipient of prestigious 5 year SSHRC Insight Grant

Juanita De Barros

Juanita De Barros has recently won a 5-year SSHRC Insight Grant, for a project titled “Colonial Institutions and Children’s Welfare in the British Caribbean.” This comparative project examines  colonial institutions that housed children in the British Caribbean between 1880 and Continue reading Tubman associate Juanita De Barros recipient of prestigious 5 year SSHRC Insight Grant

Tubman Talks: “Migrant Sex Work, Mobile Phone Use, and Gender in Kenya’s Age of M-Pesa”

Dr. Megan Lowthers  will present,”Migrant Sex Work, Mobile Phone Use, and Gender in Kenya’s Age of M-Pesa”on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Abstract: This talk examines the rise of the mobile phone and the Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Migrant Sex Work, Mobile Phone Use, and Gender in Kenya’s Age of M-Pesa”

Tubman Talks: “From the days of “Iwe-Iroyin” till Now: The Political Economy of News Media Business in Nigeria”

Dr. Tokunbo Ojo  will present, “From the  days of “Iwe-Iroyin” till Now: The Political Economy of News Media Business in Nigeria” on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Abstract: Nigeria has one of the Continue reading Tubman Talks: “From the days of “Iwe-Iroyin” till Now: The Political Economy of News Media Business in Nigeria”

Tubman Talks: “The East African Slave Trade in the 19th Century: Between The Global and the Local”

Dr. Stephen J. Rockel  will present, “The East African Slave Trade in the 19th Century: Between The Global and the Local” on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016, at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:00 p.m. It is incontrovertible that the nineteenth Continue reading Tubman Talks: “The East African Slave Trade in the 19th Century: Between The Global and the Local”

Tubman Talks: “The Kemron Cure: Pharmaceutical controversies and Moi’s politics in Kenya, 1989-1993”

Dr. Denielle Elliott will present, “The Kemron Cure: Pharmaceutical controversies and Moi’s politics in Kenya, 1989-1993” on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:00 p.m. This paper is part of a series that examines the life’s Continue reading Tubman Talks: “The Kemron Cure: Pharmaceutical controversies and Moi’s politics in Kenya, 1989-1993”