Slavery

The Journal of a Lady of Quality: Janet Schaw of Lauriston

Start : 
7 Nov 2014 - 10:30
Type: 
Lecture
Location: 

Lauriston Castle

2 Cramond Road South
Edinburgh
EH4 6AD

The journal of a lady of quality: Janet Schaw of Lauriston - From Leith to the West Indies and North Carolina, 1774 - 1776.

Recovering Scotland's Slavery Past

Start : 
3 Oct 2014 (All day)
End : 
5 Oct 2014 (All day)
Type: 
Conference
Location: 

Mitchell Library, Glasgow

Details to be announced.

The Global Migrations of the Scottish People since 1600

Start : 
4 Jul 2014 (All day)
End : 
6 Jul 2014 (All day)
Type: 
Conference
Location: 

The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

This conference on the global migrations of the Scottish people is the most ambitious ever organised on the subject and is certain to be an outstanding feature of the 2014 Homecoming celebrations.

Legacies of British Slave-ownership - Commission

Date: 
7 May 2013

Eric is appointed as Historical Affiliate to the Legacies of British Slave ownership (UCL London) initially for one year.

Project

The "Black Minstrelsy" in Scotland

Date: 
18 Mar 2011

The "Black Minstrelsy" in Scotland is Eric's latest article in Scottish Local History Forum Issue 80 - February 2011.

Black Slavery & Scotland

Start : 
12 Oct 2010 - 19:30
End : 
12 Oct 2010 - 20:30
Type: 
Lecture
Location: 

Arts Centre, Dalkeith.

Midlothian World History Society

Legacies of British Slave-ownership

Start : 
4 Sep 2010 - 10:30
End : 
4 Sep 2010 - 17:00
Type: 
Workshop
Location: 

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

Eric is presenting Scots and slave-ownership before 1834 at 12:30.

LBS Workshop Schedule (PDF 182KB)

Black Slavery and Leith

Start : 
15 Feb 2011 - 19:30
End : 
15 Feb 2011 - 20:30
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

Leith Community Education Centre
New Kirkgate
Leith

Leith History Society.

Event Symposium

Date: 
1 Mar 2010

Eric is presenting at the event symposium:

The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: exploring Scottish connections

on the 12-13 March 2010 at Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities respectively.

His paper is Scottish Archives relating to the slave trade and the West Indies plantations.

More details to follow.

Did Slavery make Scotland great?

Start : 
12 Mar 2010 - 16:00
End : 
12 Mar 2010 - 17:30
Type: 
Lecture
Location: 

University of Edinburgh
William Robertson Building
Lecture Theatre G-08
George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JY

Did Scotland's "Great Leap Forward" in the eighteenth century ultimately rest in the exploitation of unfree labour overseas? This issue will be examined by Professor Devine at the plenary session of the Royal Society of Edinburgh's symposium on the Scottish connections to the slave trade and slavery.

Tickets for this event are free but limited.
Tickets can be booked at www.slaverylecture10.eventbrite.com

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