Saturday, 15 June 2013

Making Freedom / Emancipation 1838 conference

e1838 CONFERENCE INVITATION With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, Windrush Foundation is organising a Conference, 'MAKING FREEDOM', at the University of London, Chancellor's Hall, Senate House, Malet Street, London,WC1E 7HU, on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 July 2013 from 10am to 5pm. The programme will feature contributors from a wide range of specialists, and will include Carol Dixon, Sharon Tomlin (Genealogist), Dr Denise Noble (Ohio State University, USA), Dr Christer Petley (University of Southampton), Dr Robbie Shilliam (Queen Mary, London University), Dr Hakim Adi (University of Chichester), Dr Kimani Nehusi, Dr Lez Henry, Dr Ron Ramdin, John Siblon, Professor Gad Heuman (Warwick University), Sir Keithlyn Smith (Author of: To Shoot Hard Labour), and others. This Conference, which is one of the project's major events, will be of special interest to members of the community, school teachers and students with an interest in studies of the Caribbean and its people, as well as the connection with Britain and the Windrush generation. Conference topics include: EMANCIPATION 1838:Caribbean Freedom (?), Caribbean Family Life after 1838, Finding Caribbean Ancestors, Indentureship, Education, Religion, Emigration (from the Caribbean), Labour Relations, Employment, Race Relations, Caribbean Identity, etc. The event is hosted by the INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF THE AMERICAS. ADMISSION FREE LIMITED SEATS. ALLOCATION ON FIRST-COME BASIS AVAILABLE ONLY via CLOSING DATE: 12 July 2013 Further information from: Tel: 075 0890 3634

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