Harriet Tubman

  HARRIET TUBMAN SEMINAR
  YORK UNIVERSITY
  2006/2007
Location:
Senior Common Room,
Founders College (FC305),
York University
Time:
TBA

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  Seminars 2006/2007

“Sur la répudiation (divorce) qui montre combien le staut de la femme était lié à l'esclavage”
Mohammed Ennaji
Directeur, Fondation des Trois Cultures, Séville, Spain formerly of Universite Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Prof. Ennaji has published several books on slavery in Muslim societies.

Date: Monday, September, 25 2006
Room: History Common Room, 2183 Vari Hall, York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm

 
"Different Interpretations of Trans-Atlantic Identities"
Livio Sansone
Professor, Centro de Estudos Afro-Orientais, Universidade Federal da Bahia

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Room: Founders College Senior Common Room (305), York University
Time: 12:00-2:00pm
 
"Contemporary Slavery: A Perspective from the UK"
Gary Craig
Professor of Social Justice and
Associate Director of the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), Hull University

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Room: History Common Room, 2183 Vari Hall, York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
 

" 'Death is Preferable to Ignominy': Politically Motivated Suicide, Social Honour and Chieftaincy Politics in Early Colonial Ibadan"


Dr. Olufunke Adeboye, Department of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos, Nigeria and Research Associate, Tubman Centre (Read here (PDF)
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Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Place: 305 Founders (Senior Common Room), York University
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm

Jordan Goodman
Professor, The Wellcome Trust, London

"Unlikely and Unsung Heroes? Barbadians, Roger Casement and Genocide in the Peruvian Rainforest, 1905-1912"

Date: Monday, November 13, 2006
Room: History Common Room, 2140 Vari Hall, York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm

 

"Slave Trading Realities and the Quest for the 'Proper Assortment' of Slaves: The British Slave Trade, 1775-1807"

Audra Diptee
Assistant Professor, Carleton University

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2006
Room: History Common Room, 2140 Vari Hall, York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm

Yoruba Credit and Debt Mechanisms Adjusted, c.1850-1900 read
Olatunji Ojo
Syracuse University

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2006
Room: Founders College Senior Common Room (FC305), York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm

Carlos Liberato, “African slaves in northern Brazil, 1755-1777” and
Julia Leite, “Analysis of a Brazilian urban landscape: the Poá Creek watershed”.
Wednesday (Dec 6) at York Lanes, in room 280, from 12:30 to 2:30.

 

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Department of History, York University,  Toronto, Canada
Email: nigerian@yorku.ca
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