Slavery

The Accounts of two Scots Apprentices in the Slave Trade

Start : 
2 Nov 2007 (All day)
End : 
3 Nov 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Seminar
Location: 

University of Dundee.

A Triangular Traffic: A Symposium on Literature, Slavery and the Archive

The Slave Trade of Port Glasgow and Greenock 1715-1765

Start : 
10 Nov 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Conference
Location: 

Martin Hall, University of Edinburgh.

Scotland, Slavery & Abolition Conference

Scotland and Slavery: The Evidence

Start : 
13 Nov 2007 - 09:30
End : 
13 Nov 2007 - 16:00
Type: 
Seminar
Location: 

National Library of Scotland,
Causewayside Building, Edinburgh.

FREE seminar and workshop.

Scotland and the Slave Trade: Resources at the National Library

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Debating Slavery: A Scottish Perspective

Start : 
14 Nov 2007 - 18:00
End : 
14 Nov 2007 - 19:30
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

University of Edinburgh
Assembly Hall, 1 Mound Place, Edinburgh.

Pirates and Slavers from the Records of the High Court of Admiralty of Scotland 1690-1730

Start : 
25 Jun 2008 - 13:30
End : 
25 Jun 2008 - 15:00
Type: 
Conference
Location: 

Old Royal Naval College, University of Greenwich.

5th International Congress of Maritime History

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The Records of the High Court of Admiralty of Scotland 1627-1750

The Records of the High Court of Admiralty of Scotland 1627-1750

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A catalogue of the 3,700 cases heard by this court with synopsis of the case, its pursers and defenders. Offers a unique insight in Scots dealings at home and abroad - including slaving, piracy, privateers and transatlantic ventures.

The Slave Trade and its Implications for Genealogy

Start : 
1 Jul 2008 - 18:30
Type: 
Lecture
Location: 

University of Strathclyde
Graham Hills Building, 40 George Street, Glasgow

Public Lecture.
Cost £3.

Genealogy Lecture Series

Women on the Platform: Mobilising Scotland to end Black Slavery in America (1834-65)

Start : 
31 Oct 2008 - 09:30
End : 
31 Oct 2008 - 15:30
Type: 
Seminar
Location: 

National Library of Scotland,
Causewayside Building,
33 Salisbury Place,
Edinburgh EH9 1SL

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Introduction: Lord Provost of Edinburgh, the Rt. Hon. George Grubb.
Followed by four rotating seminars

  • The World Anti-slavery Congress (1840) & the 'Transatlantic Sisterhood'
    Professor Lynn Abrams & Eoin Shalloo
  • Frederick Douglass & the 'Send Back the Money' Campaign (1845-6)
    Rev Dr Ian Whyte
  • The 'Fugitive Slave Act' (1850) and Harriet Beecher Stowe in Scotland
    Professor John Cairns & Dr Maria Castrillo
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