H-Slavery seeks to promote interaction and exchange among scholars engaged in research on slavery, the slave trade, abolition, and emancipation. It is dedicated to the dissemination of information about the history of slavery and antislavery in all time periods and parts of the world.

Recent Content

CFP Black Resistance in the Americas: Slavery and its Aftermath


On October 14-15, 2016, the Department of Black Studies, University of Missouri, Columbia campus, will host its annual Black Studies Fall Conference to explore the theme of Black Resistance in the Americas: Slavery and its Aftermath. The conference will be an international gathering of scholars, activists, and students, who will explore the factors of both historical and contemporary black resistance in the Americas, and reflect on the approaches for addressing the concerns of contemporary social justice movements against racial inequality.

New Directions in the History of Abolition: A Recent Talk by Prof. Manisha Sinha (Jan 2016)

In this new video Manisha Sinha—Professor of Afro-American Studies and History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst—discusses the topic of her comprehensive new book, The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition (Yale University Press, 2016):


Call for Articles: Journal of Global Slavery

Call for Article Submissions: Journal of Global Slavery (www.brill.com/jgs)

The Journal of Global Slavery (JGS) aims to advance and promote a greater understanding of slavery and post-slavery from comparative, transregional, and/or global perspectives, as well as methodological and theoretical aspects of its study. It especially underscores the global and globalizing nature of slavery in world history.