Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies

Humanitarianism and Abolitionism

Wed 18th May, 2011, FULTON 101, 2-5pm

Zoe Laidlaw (Royal Holloway): 'Disrupting Empire: Liberia as exemplar and inspiration for Thomas Hodgkin, 1816-66'

Keith McClelland (UCL): 'After Slavery: Protectionists, the West India interest and the Sugar Duties'

Patrick Harries (Basel and Cambridge): `Internationalizing Abolition: Legal Perspectives Viewed from the Cape'

Alan Lester (Sussex): `From Amelioration through Humanitarian Governance to Development: George Arthur's Life Geography' 

For further details please contact Saul Dubow: s.dubow@sussex.ac.uk