The June 2018 special issue of The Journal of the Civil War Era is now available, focusing on "The Future of Abolition Studies."
It includes a guest editor's note by Manisha Sinha, as well as book reviews, plus the following articles:
Joseph Yannielli, "Mo Tappan: Transnational Abolitionism and the Making of a Mende-American Town"
Natalie Joy, "The Indian's Cause: Abolitionists and Native American Rights"
Announcing Journal of West African History, Volume IV, Issue I
Founding Editor-in-chief: Nwando Achebe
Associate Editor: Harry Odamtten
Call for Papers
International Conference on
“Forced Migration and Environment in the Indian Ocean World, past to present”
Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC), McGill University
7-8 December 2018
Hosted by the Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC), McGill University, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow
The ‘Runaway Slaves in Britain’ project webpages and database launches on 1 June 2018. Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the research project team have combed through English and Scottish newspapers published between 1700 and 1780 (many of which can’t be digitally searched), locating newspaper notices for enslaved and bound people who escaped in Britain, as well as notices advertising the sale of enslaved people.