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Tubman Seminars Series 2006/2007

  • Mohammed Ennaji, Directeur, Fondation des Trois Cultures, Séville, Spain formerly of Universite Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.
    Title: “Sur la répudiation (divorce) qui montre combien le staut de la femme était lié à l'esclavage”
    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
     
  • Livio Sansone, Professor, Centro de Estudos Afro-Orientais, Universidade Federal da Bahia
    Title: "Different Interpretations of Trans-Atlantic Identities"
    Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2006
    Room: Founders College Senior Common Room (305), York University
    Time: 12:00-2:00pm
  • Gary Craig, Professor of Social Justice and Associate Director of the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), Hull University
    Title: "Contemporary Slavery: A Perspective from the UK"
    Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2006
    Room: History Common Room, 2183 Vari Hall, York University
    Time: 4:00-6:00pm
     
  • Dr. Olufunke Adeboye, Department of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos, Nigeria and Research Associate, Tubman Centre,
    Title: " 'Death is Preferable to Ignominy': Politically Motivated Suicide, Social Honour and Chieftaincy Politics in Early Colonial Ibadan"
    Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2006
    Place: 305 Founders (Senior Common Room), York University
    Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
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  • Jordan Goodman, Professor, The Wellcome Trust, London,
    Title: "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
     
  • Audra Diptee, Assistant Professor, Carleton University
    Title: "Slave Trading Realities and the Quest for the 'Proper Assortment' of Slaves: The British Slave Trade, 1775-1807"
    Date: Thursday, November 16, 2006
    Room: History Common Room, 2140 Vari Hall, York University
    Time: 4:00-6:00pm
  • Olatunji Ojo, Syracuse University,
    Title: "Yoruba Credit and Debt Mechanisms Adjusted, c.1850-1900"
    Date: Thursday, November 23, 2006
    Room: Founders College Senior Common Room (FC305), York University
    Time: 4:00-6:00pm
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  • Carlos Liberato,
    Title: “African slaves in northern Brazil, 1755-1777” and
    Julia Leite,
    “Analysis of a Brazilian urban landscape: the Poá Creek watershed”.
    Date: Wednesday (Dec 6) 
    Room: York Lanes, 280
    Time: 12:30 to 2:30.