Emancipation

Suffragists: the Passive Force

Start : 
9 Oct 2009 - 09:30
End : 
9 Oct 2009 - 10:30
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

Quaker Meeting House
7 Victoria Street
Edinburgh
www.quakerscotland.org/central-edinburgh

An illustrated talk as part of this years celebration of the 1909 Votes for Women march through Edinburgh.

Hosted by the Society of Friends.

More information on the strong>Votes for Women exhibition at the Museum of Edinburgh website: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/internet/Leisure/Museums_and_galleries

Suffragists and Suffragettes in Scotland

Start : 
18 Nov 2008 (All day)
End : 
18 Dec 2008 (All day)
Type: 
Workshop
Location: 

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Workshop for Teachers.

Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE)

Start : 
16 May 2007 (All day)
End : 
19 May 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Conference
Location: 

University of Hull, Kingston upon Hull.

Slavery: Unfinished Business.

Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation

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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