New publication: Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora: Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone, edited by Paul Lovejoy and Suzanne Schwarz.

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UN Panel Discussion on Teaching and Learning about the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The Programme of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade and UNESCO hosted a panel discussion on teaching and learning about the Transatlantic Slave Trade at the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium, United Nations Secretariat, on Friday September 5th, 2014. Part One: Teaching and Learning about Slavery – Panel Discussion  Part Two: Teaching and Learning […]

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Paul Lovejoy talks about building database of biographical information on enslaved Africans

Paul Lovejoy, Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History at York University and past Director of the Tubman Institute, talks about building an international database of biographical information on all enslaved Africans on the Africa Past & Present: The Podcast about African History, Culture, and Politics. He outlines the biographical database’s contribution to the study […]

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CFP: Re/framing Slavery, Contemporary Child Labor & Rights, and Abolition and Emancipation across Time and Space: A Conference in Honor of Professor Paul E. Lovejoy

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS FOR AN INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE TOPIC: Re/framing Slavery, Contemporary Child Labor & Rights, and Abolition and Emancipation across Time and Space: A Conference in Honor of Professor Paul E. Lovejoy DATE: May 22-May 24, 2014 VENUE: Jaria Hotel, No. 1 Levender Street, East Legon-Accra, Ghana During the past half-century or so, […]

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Syllabus for Prof. Lovejoy’s Slavery and Emancipation Seminar now available

*This seminar will take place in Vari 1152.* Slavery and Emancipation Seminar History 5xxx The seminar focuses on the historical study of slavery and emancipation. Slavery and emancipation is a broad theme in the history of the modern world. While the study of this theme has usually been centered on the Atlantic world and the enslavement […]

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