Exhibit Opening and Keynote Address (livestream): “Sailing to Freedom: Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad”

Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 19, 2022 to November 20, 2022
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Slavery, Maritime History / Studies

The New Bedford Whaling Museum Announces Groundbreaking Exhibition:

CFP: "Slavery, Race, and Empire in Europe and the World," New York State Association of European Historians Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, Oct 7-8

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 1, 2022
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, European History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Slavery, World History / Studies

The 72nd annual meeting of the New York State Association of European Historians (NYSAEH) will be held in Niagara Falls, NY on October 7-8, 2022, hosted by Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and Niagara University, with funding from a generous AHA-NEH SHARP grant.  The theme of this year's conference is "Slavery, Race, and Empire in Europe and the World."  Participants are encouraged to explore the connections between the history of Europe, the world, and Western New York in new, engaging, and public-facing ways.  

Extended Deadline: Transnational Anti-Slavery-Movements and Doing Justice in the Long 19th Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Human Rights, Slavery, Social History / Studies

Starting in Britain, the question of the abolition of slavery became one of the most debated moral issues in Europe in the long 19th century. The category "doing justice" can be used to analyse concepts of law and justice for the institution of slavery and its abolition in relation to the transnational anti-slavery movement.

NLM History Talk - Dr. Rana A. Hogarth - "The Measure of Black (Un)Fitness: Legacies of Slavery in the Early Eugenics Movement"

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 28, 2022
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Slavery, Black History / Studies

You are cordially invited to the next NLM History Talk, “The Measure of Black (Un)Fitness: Legacies of Slavery in the Early Eugenics Movement,” to be held virtually this Thursday, April 28, at 2pm ET, https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=44365

Displacement and Belonging: Lessons from the Indian Ocean and Beyond/ Circulations et appartenances: leçons de l’océan Indien et au-dela

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 5, 2022 to May 6, 2022
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Slavery, World History / Studies

Please join us virtually for "Displacement and Belonging: Lessons from the Indian Ocean and Beyond'/ 'Circulations et appartenances: leçons de l’océan Indien et au-dela," a bilingual conference in honor of Pier Larson, to be held in Paris, Thursday 5 May - Friday 6 May, 2022. 

Book Discussion: Julia Laite's 'The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey' - 6pm BST, 21st April 2022 - London (In Person)

Type: 
Event
Date: 
April 21, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Slavery, Sexuality Studies, Humanities, Social History / Studies

6PM GMT, 21ST APRIL 2022 - FINDING LYDIA HARVEY - A BOOK DISCUSSION WITH AUTHOR DR JULIA LAITE

BARNARD’S INN HALL, LONDON

Registration at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/308666157787 

How did sex trafficking, labour exploitation, inequality, and the rise of border regimes intersect in the early twentieth century? And what can micro-history tell us about the lived experience of these intersecting forces?

20th Eric Williams Memorial Lecture

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 14, 2022
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies, Slavery

The University of Texas at Austin, John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies

In conjunction with the Eric Williams Memorial Collection Research Library, Archives and Museum at the University of the West Indies

Cordially invite you to the 

20th Eric Williams Memorial Lecture

"One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy"

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carol Anderson, Professor of African American Studies at Emory University

Thursady, April 14, 2022

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2022
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies, Slavery

The AAHGS annual conference will be held virtually on October 12-15, 2022.

Our concurrent sessions are the educational backbone of each year's Annual Conference and vary from 60 to 90 minutes depending on the session type. AAHGS encourages proposals that advance a better understanding of African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity. Our Conference tracks under consideration include the following:

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