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From Twitter

This week in the twittersphere, the Virginia Theological Seminary joined the growing list of universities and institutions seeking to recognize their ties to slavery.  The school announced it will establish a $1.7 million dollar fund for reparations, which will go towards projects linked to the seminary such as aiding African-American clergy, and helping to support work by historically African-American congregations.

From Twitter

This week in the twittersphere, the Dalhousie University offered an apology to Black Nova Scotians for its role in the Atlantic Slave trade and its historical ties to slavery. Learn more here.  

 

From Twitter

This week in the twittersphere, Rebecca Onion interviewed Kevin Levin on his newest book, Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth, and discussed the role of the internet in the myth of black confederates. Learn more here

Lecture Recording: Human Trafficking and Internal Displacement in the Roman Empire

Dear All, 

H-Slavery is delighted to share a video recording of Dr. Christopher Fuhrmann's lecture, "Human Trafficking and Internal Displacement in the Roman Empire," available here.

Kind Regards, 

David Prior
Editor, H-Slavery
Assistant Professor of History, UNM

CALL FOR PAPERS: Crafting of Historical Knowledge Feb 21-22, 2020

 Rice University History Department

IV Biennial Graduate Student History Conference

February 21-22, 2020

 

The Crafting of Historical Knowledge: Revealing Narratives through New Methodologies challenges historians to ponder how current methodologies are helping to create and maintain silences and overrepresentation of historical actors, narratives, and artifacts. 

 

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