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Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies

The Global Scot debate, McEwan Hall, 30 Oct 2008

Centre Events

4th in Slavery Lecture Series

 

The Hemingses of Monticello: Writing the Biography of an Enslaved Family

 

by

Annette Gordon Reed

Charles Warren Professor of Legal History at Harvard

 

Thursday 27th November 2014, 18.00hrs

 

Meadows Lecture Theatre, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place, Edinburgh

followed by a drinks reception

 

Register and obtain your free ticket here

 

 

Diaspora Studies Graduate Workshop


The Diaspora Studies Graduate Workshop takes place usually every two weeks on Tuesdays during the autumn and spring semesters. Workshops are an hour long and will ordinarily meet at 1.00pm in room G14 in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place.  The only exception to this is the first seminar on 30th September will commence at 12.00 noon.

 

The 2014/15 workshop series will begin on 30th September 2014.

Graduate Workshop information and schedule

 

 


 

Events of interest outside the Centre

 

Recovering Scotland's Slavery Past

Mitchell Library,Glasgow

3rd October 2014

 

'Recovering Scotland's Slavery Past' is the first ever conference to focus on this controversial subject. Supported by the Economic and Social Research Council UK, its objective is to present cutting edge research in an accessible form to a broad public audience as well as to senior  school pupils, fellow historians, archivists and students. All those scholars who have provided new evidence, insights and perspectives in this field will speak at the event. Themes addressed will include Scottish slave ownership; merchants and slavery; the impact of slavery profits on the Scottish economy; Scots in English slaving ports; Scottish contemporary perceptions of slavery; Scottish literature and slavery; lost to history: Scotland, slavery and amnesia.

 

Speakers include: Professor Sir Tom Devine, Dr Stuart Nisbet, Dr Eric J Graham, Professor Suzanne Schwarz, Dr Nick Draper, Dr David Alston, Stephen Mullen, Dr Nicholas Evans, Dr Michael Morris, Rev. Dr Iain Whyte and Professor Catherine Hall

 

For further information and to register for this event please click here

 

 

 


 

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Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
University of Edinburgh
Doorway 4
Teviot Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9AG
Tel: +44 (0) 131 651 1254
Fax: +44 (0) 131 650 4042
E-mail: scotdiaspora@ed.ac.uk
 

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