12th December Launch event for ‘The Antislavery Usable Past’ at WISE, University of Hull
Celebrate the launch of Care for the Future large grant ‘The Antislavery Usable Past’, which will unearth the lessons of historic antislavery as a ‘usable past’ for the contemporary antislavery movement. With new digital resources, exhibitions, advisory documents, networks, partner seminars and publications, the project team will apply the successes and failures of past antislavery strategies to the movement to end the enslavement of more than 30 million people around the world today.
Come for wine, nibbles and a short introductory speech by Professor Kevin Bales, and meet the rest of the project team: Professor John Oldfield, Director of WISE, Professor Zoe Trodd of the University of Nottingham, and Professor Jean Allain of Queens University Belfast.
Venue: Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation, Oriel Chambers, 27 High Street, HULL, HU1 1NE.
Date and time: 12th December, 4.30 – 6.30pm.
RSVP: Sarah Colley on S.Colley@hull.ac.uk