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Conferences | Seminars and Lectures

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 2007

Black Diasporic Experiences of Societal Engagement:
The Politics of Inclusion - Engagement on whose terms?

Library & Archives Auditorium, Ottawa, April 11-12, 2007

Community Building and Identity Formation in the African Diaspora

Boston University, 30-31 March 2007

Money in Africa

British Museum, London, from March 9th to 11th 2007

The Emergence of Ethnic Identities and Ethnic Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa:
from the Pre-Colonial Societies to Decolonisation

Faculdade de Letras do Porto, February 23-24, 2007

A Prairie Black History Workshop
Stanley A. Milner Library, Edmonton (AB), February 5, 2007
 
 2006
Twenty-first century slavery: issues and responses
Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE),
at the University of Hull (UK), 23-24 November 2006
Announcement PDF DOC

Slavery and Public History: An International Symposium

Yale University, New Haven, CT, Thursday-Saturday, November 2-4, 2006

Contours of Captivity: Resignifying Expressions of Power

Gainesville, FL, United States, 2 to 3 November 2006

Slavery in Contemporary Art.
An Interdisciplinary Conference on Trauma, Memory and Visuality

University of Trier (Germany), October 26-28, 2006

Documenting Venture Smith, September 29 - 30, 2006
readhttp://www.conferences.uconn.edu/venturesmith/

IX International Conference On African And Afroamerican Culture

African Culture Center "Fernando Ortiz", Santiago De Cuba, April 10-15, 2006
  Announcement

Slavery And Freedom In The Atlantic World: Statutes, Science, And The Seas

University of Michigan and University of Windsor, March 30-April 1, 2006
  Announcement

Movements, Migrations and Displacements in Africa

University of Texas at Austin, March 24-26 2006
  Call for Papers

Cahuita Symposium on Slavery, Culture, and Religion

Cahuita, Costa Rica, February 11-15th 2006
  Call for Papers

The Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction (F.E.E.G.I.)

Pasadena, California, on February 3-4, 2006
  Call for Papers

 
  2005

Trabalho forçado africano – experiências coloniais comparadas
Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, 17 e 18 de Novembro de 2005
  Call for Papers

Interdisciplinary Conference: = Black European Studies =

Johann-Gutenberg-University, Mainz (Germany), 10-13 November 2005
  Call for Papers

Ottoman and Atlantic Empires in the Early Modern World

Istanbul, Turkey, October 19-21, 2005
 
Call for Papers

DIASPORIC ENCOUNTERS AND COLLABORATIONS
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 5-7, 2005
 
Call for Papers

Diasporas, Migration, and Identities
British Group in Early American History, Cambridge (England) September 9-11, 2005
  Call for Papers

27ª Convocatoria
SEMINARIO: ESTUDIOS SOBRE POBLACIONES Y CULTURAS DE HERENCIA AFRICANA EN MEXICO

Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 9 de septiembre de 2005
  Programa

“The Role of Afrocentricity in the African Renaissance”

University of Benin, Cotonou, July 29-30, 2005
  Announcement

“The Role of Afrocentricity in the African Renaissance”
University of Benin, Cotonou, July 29-30, 2005
  Announcement

Slavery From Within
Middelburg, The Netherlands, 22-24 June 2005
  Announcement

Conference on African Americans and the Civil War (CAACW)

 Petersburg, VA, May 26 – 28, 2005
 
Call for Papers

Mémoire croisées : esclavage et diaspora africaine /
       Crossing memories : slavery and african diasporas

Université Laval, Québec (City), 2nd and 3rd May 2005
  Announcement

FURTHERING THE GLOBALIZATION DEBATE:
CROSS REGIONAL COMPARISONS

Marriott Chateau Champlain, Montreal, April 27 – May 1, 2005
 
Announcement

Activating the Past: Latin America in the Black Atlantic

UCLA International Institute, April 23-24, 2005
 
Announcement

The Black Diaspora in Narratives of Human Agency and Resistance:
Exploring Dialectics of Faith--Honoring the Legacy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Luther College, Decorah (Iowa) , February 18, 2005

BOUKI BLUES FESTIVAL
Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar (Senegal) January 5-12, 2005

  2004
Between Race and Place
Blacks and Blackness in Central America and the Mainland caribbean

Tulane University, November 12-13, 2004

Beyond Colonial Studies: An Inter-American Encounter
Providence (Rhode Island), November 4-6, 2004

A pan-Caribbean Perspective on the Atlantic World:
New Directions in Scholarship

York University, Toronto (Canada), 14th - 16th October 2004

Revolution, Independence, and Emancipation:
The Struggle Against Slavery in the Circum-Caribbean

Limon (Costa Rica), August 26-28, 2004

Marking the 200 Years Of Uthman Dan Fodio Jihad In Kano
Kano State History and Culture Bureau, 27-29 July, 2004

THE BICENTENARY OF THE SOKOTO CALIPHATE (1804 - 2004)
ABUJA, Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th June 2004

Avignon Conference on Slavery and Unfree Labour
Université d’Avignon , Avignon (France)  May 20-22, 2004

The Early Modern Travel Narrative: Production And Consumption
USC-Huntington Library Early Modern Studies Institute, Los Angeles, April 30-May 2, 2004

Perspectives On Yoruba History And Culture
University of Texas at Austin, March 26-28, 2004

La traite, l'esclavage colonial, la révolution de Saint-Domingue et les droits de l'homme
Université du Québec à Montréal, 4 et 5 mars 2004

BLACK HISTORY MONTH WORKSHOP
Harriet Tubman Resource Centre on the African Diaspora, York University, Friday, 27 February, 2004

  2003

Text & Testimony Collective Conference
CITY LIFE IN CARIBBEAN HISTORY: CELEBRATING BRIDGETOWN

University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (Barbados) December 11-13, 2003

"Conceptualising Atlantic Studies"
Cunliffe Centre, University of Sussex, Brighton (England), November 11-12

Literary Manifestations of the African Diaspora
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast (Ghana) November 10-14, 2003

Conference on Slavery, Islam, and Diaspora
Harriet Tubman Resource Centre on the African Diaspora
Department of History
York University, October 24-26, 2003

AFFIRMATIONS AND CONTESTATIONS:
INTERROGATING THE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Northwestern University in Evanston (Illinois) October 2-4, 2003

Angola On The Move: Transport Routes, Communications, And History
Centre for Modern Oriental Studies, Berlin (Germany) September 24-26, 2003

RESISTANCE AND ACCOMMODATION: STRATEGIES OF SURVIVAL IN SLAVE SOCIETIES
University of Nottingham (UK) September 8-10, 2003

History and Genealogy Conference
Buxton National Historic Site & Museum, Buxton (Ontario) August 29 - September 1, 2003

51st International Congress Of Americanists
"Re-Thinking The Americas At The Threshold Of The 21st Century"

Symposium: Afroamerican Diasporas
Historical Settings, Atlantic Dialogues, Shifts And Prospective Visions
Santiago (Chile) July 14-18, 2003

African Diaspora: The Making of the Atlantic World
World Trade Center, Willemstad - Curaçao (The Netherlands Antilles), June 28 - July 1, 2003

Escravidão Africana & Tráfico Atlântico nas Américas
Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) June 2-4, 2003

The VII-th International Workshop of Africanisms in the Caribbean "Ortiz Lachatañeré"
The African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz", Santiago de Cuba (Cuba), April 8 - 11, 2003

"Revisiting Slave Narratives "
Paul Valéry University, Montpellier III (France) April 4-5, 2003

"African Urban Spaces: History and Culture"
University of Texas,  Austin (Texas) March 28 - 30, 2003

HOUSTON'S BLACK HISTORY WORKSHOP: "Oppositional Culture and Class Struggle"
University of Houston, March 20-22, 2003

The European Conquest Of The Sokoto Caliphate: 
One Hundred Years After
Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, March 15 - 16 ,2003

PORTUGAL IN THE WORLD
Junior Common Room, Winters College, York University, March 15th, 2003

Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in American History and Legend
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, February 27 - March 1, 2003

The African Americas Symposium
University of Pennsylvania, February 27 & 28, 2003

Workshop on the Underground Railroad and the History of Blacks in Upper Canada
The Harriet Tubman Resource Centre on the African Diaspora
Founders College, York University, February 21, 2003

Seascapes, Littoral Cultures and Trans-Oceanic Exchanges
Conference at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC (USA) February 13 - 15, 2003

The State of Black Studies: Methodology, Pedagogy, and Research
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (New York) February 7-8, 2003

  2002
Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of Africa
Centre de Recherches Africaines, Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, (France) December 16-17, 2002

Africa in the Information and Technology Age
African Studies Association 45th Annual Meeting
Washington, DC December 5-8, 2002

Gendering The Diaspora: Women, Culture And Historical Change In The Caribbean And The Nigerian Hinterland
Dartmouth College, Hanover (New Hampshire) November 22-24, 2002

The trans-Atlantic construction of the notions of ‘race’, black culture, blackness and antiracism: towards a new dialogue between researchers in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Gorée Institute, Gorée (Senegal) November 11-17, 2002

Africa's Intellectual Caravans: Bilad As Sudan And Al Maghaarib
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie (New York) November 7 - 9, 2002

Fourth Avignon Conference on Slavery and Forced Labour
Université d’Avignon , Avignon (France)  October 16-18, 2002

International Interdisciplinary Workshop:
Practices of the Self and Experiences of Worldliness Readings from Africa and Its Elsewheres
Johannesburg, (South Africa) August 8-9, 2002

Database Construction and the African Diaspora
York University, Toronto, July 2-12, 2002

Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of Africa
Centre de Recherches Africaines, Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, (France) June 30, 2002

Fifth International Conference on Mande Studies
Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden (The Netherlands) June 17 - 21, 2002

The Global And The Local: Africa In The World And The World In Africa
The 2002 Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of African Studies
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 29 May - 1 June 2002

First African Diaspora Heritage Trail Conference
Hamilton, (Bermuda) May 25-28, 2002

The State Of The Art(S): African Studies And American Studies In Comparative Perspective
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana,  May 8-11, 2002

Africas of the Americas
University of Maryland, April 18-20, 2002

Nigeria in the Twentieth Century
Flawn Academic Center, The University of Texas at Austin, March 29-31, 2002

Uncovering Connections: Cultural Endurance between Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean
DIRECT Center, Medgar Evers College-City University of New York, March 15-16, 2002

Eric Williams: His Scholarship, Work and Impact
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, February 15-16, 2002

Conference on Caribbean Culture 2
University of the West Indies, Mona (Jamaica) January 9-12, 2002

  2001

"Aguda: Aspects of Afro-Brazilian Heritage in the Bight of Bénin"
Porto-Novo (Republique du Bénin) November 26-30 2001

International Colloquium:
"500 Years In America, 150 Years Since Abolition Of Slavery. Past And Present Afro-Descendents In Latin America And Caribbean"
Cartagena de Indias, October 18-20, 2001.

The 2nd Wilberforce International Conference On Slave Narratives
Consolidating Our Gains: Strategizing For The 21st Century

Wilberforce, Ohio, October 11-13, 2001

Slavery and Religion in the Modern World
Essaouira (Morocco),  June  15-17, 2001

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Atlantic Crossings:   Women's Voices, Women's Stories from the Caribbean and the Nigerian Hinterland
Dartmouth College, May 18-20, 2001

Fighting Back: African Strategies Against the Slave Trade
Rutgers University, February 16-17, 2001

2000
Enslaving Connections, October 12-15, 2000

Avignon Conference, May 18-20, 2000

All-African Students Conference, May 26-28, 2000

Morocco Conference, June 29-30, 2000

Enugu Conference, July 10-14, 2000

Underground Railroad Conference September 1-4, 2000
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Department of History, York University,  Toronto, Canada
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