Entangled histories: Britain and Jamaica in slavery days and beyond
Thursday 21 October 17:30 until 18:30
University of Sussex Campus : University of Sussex Conference Centre, Bramber House Level 3, Refectory Road, Brighton, BN1 9QU.
Speaker: Catherine Hall FBA, Emerita Professor of Modern British Social & Cultural History, UCL
Part of the series: Founding Historians Lecture
Founding Historians Lecture 2021
'Entangled histories: Britain and Jamaica in slavery days and beyond’
Guest speaker: Catherine Hall FBA, Emerita Professor of Modern British Social and Cultural History at University College London
This lecture will discuss the long history of entanglement between Britain and Jamaica which began in 1655. It will focus on the many ways in which Britons were implicated in the slavery business, especially through the ownership of enslaved people. In addition to the many economic benefits that slavery brought to the metropole perhaps the most significant and damaging legacy of colonialism has been the forms of racialization which were perpetrated and have lived on into our present.
Location: University of Sussex Conference Centre, Bramber House Level 3, Refectory Road, Brighton, BN1 9QU.
Times: Lecture 5.30-6.30pm lecture followed by a drinks reception
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Last updated: Friday, 17 September 2021