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”

Tubman Talks: “Paradoxes of (Dis)Empowerment in the post colony: Women, Culture and Social Capital in Ghana”

Dr.Sylvia Bawa will present “Paradoxes of (Dis)Empowerment in the post colony: Women, Culture and Social Capital in Ghana” on Thursday, February  4, 2016 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:00 p.m In postcolonial societies, emancipation and empowerment are often dialectically Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Paradoxes of (Dis)Empowerment in the post colony: Women, Culture and Social Capital in Ghana”

African, Caribbean and Latin American Spiritual Belief Systems Series: “Muslim Africans and the Candomblé in Pernambuco, Brazil 19th Century”

Please join Bruno R. Véras, York PhD student in History, as he presents, “Muslim Africans and the Candomblé in Pernambuco, Brazil 19th Century” at the Harriet Tubman Institute on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Harriet Tubman Research Institute from Continue reading African, Caribbean and Latin American Spiritual Belief Systems Series: “Muslim Africans and the Candomblé in Pernambuco, Brazil 19th Century”

Tubman Talks: A Labor of Love? Self-Help and the Rise of Postcolonial Patronage Politics in Kenya

Dr.Kara Moskowitz presents “A Labor of Love? Self-Help and the Rise of Postcolonial Patronage Politics in Kenya” on February 11, 2016 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:00 p.m. “A Labor of Love?” examines decolonizing self-help programs in rural Kenya. Continue reading Tubman Talks: A Labor of Love? Self-Help and the Rise of Postcolonial Patronage Politics in Kenya

Tubman Talks: “European and African Colonialisms: Decoloring a Political Economy of Exploitation”

Dr. Awet T. Weldemichael will present, “European and African Colonialisms: Decoloring a Political Economy of Exploitation” on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Race became a salient feature of — and white racism analogous Continue reading Tubman Talks: “European and African Colonialisms: Decoloring a Political Economy of Exploitation”