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Study half-day. Slavery: past and contemporary perspectives

STUDY HALF-DAY SLAVERY: past and contemporary perspectives A study half-day on slavery organised by the Francophone Africa cluster, with Alexander Keese (Université de Genève/University of Portsmouth), Jessica Moody (Portsmouth), Rachael Pasierowska (Rice University, US/Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil), Marie Rodet (SOAS, UL) and Lee Sartain (Portsmouth). ALL WELCOME Wednesday 25 November 2015 (1-6pm) Park Building, room 3.03 Contact: fabienne.chamelot@port.ac.uk   1-1.10                    Introduction 1.10-2.40               PANEL 1: Slavery and emancipation Panel chair: Kelsey Suggitt (University of Portsmouth) Rachael Pasierowska (Rice University, US/Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil): “Alligator wants to eat me, he doesn’t eat me, no!” Interpreting slave’s social lives through the Vassouras jongos. Alexander Keese (Université de Genève/University of Portsmouth): Between anticolonial mobilisation and the forced labour option: new elites and unfree labour in French Equatorial Africa in the late colonial period (1945-60) Q&A   2.40-2.55               Tea & coffee break   2.55-4.05               FILM SESSION: Slavery, transmission, legacy Chair: Fabienne Chamelot (University of Portsmouth) Marie Rodet (SOAS, UL): Exploring freedom and emancipation through the genealogy of the category of “Slave descendant” in post-slavery Kayes (Mali) Screening of The Diambourou: Slavery and Emancipation in Kayes (dir. Marie Rodet, 2014) Q&A   4.05-4.20               Break   4.20-5.50               PANEL 2: Slavery and its memory Panel chair: Dieunedort Wandji […]

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