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Tuesday 4 October. 2pm. ‘Race, racism and the working class struggle’
Talk by Lou Kushnick, founder of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre.
Working Class Movement Library, Salford.
Wednesday 5 October. 7.30 pm. Meet the Crafts
Leeds-based performers Joe Williams and Martelle Edinborough, of Heritage Corner present a well researched creative interpretation of local and transatlantic history. They perform the tale of Ellen and William Craft, who came to Victorian Leeds as ‘Fugitives from Slavery in America’.
Ilkely Literature Festival, VenueIlkley Playhouse, Wharfeside
Thursday 6 October. 7-9pm. Black Abolitionists in 19th Century Britain
British Library. Further details and to book:
Sunday 9 October. 12noon & 2pm. Meet the Crafts
Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre, Abbey Road, Leeds, LS5 3EH. Free event, no booking required. See also 5 October.
Monday 10 October
5.30pm. Colonial/Postcolonial New Research
Public Works as Iconography: Aesthetic, Text, and Context in Colonial South India – Aditya Ramesh (SOAS)
Much Ado About Witch Doctors: The Colonial Office, Two Cities Films Ltd., the West African Student’s Union and the Struggle for African Representation – Chibunduya Onuzo (KCL)
Imperial and World History Seminar Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop. Institute of Historical Research, London.
Wednesday 12 October. 5.30pm. The Unpalatable Past (1) “Rhodes Must Fall” Two commentaries on the cultural politics of the British imperial past
Bill Schwarz & Saul Dubow (Queen Mary, UL). Public History Seminar. Institute of Historical Research. London.
Thursday 13 October. 5.30pm. The Abolitionist International: Anatomy of a Radical Movement
Professor Manisha Sinha (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). North American History Seminar. Institute of Historical Research. London.
Friday 28 October. 5.15pm. Credible commitment and the financial revolution in Jamaica, 1768-1839
Aaron Graham, University College London
Economic and Social History of the Early Modern World, 1500-1800 Seminar. Institute of Historical Research, London.
Wednesday 23 November, 7pm. Meet the Crafts
Leeds Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, LS1 6AL.
Narrative Eye Events:
14 October. Drunk on the sweets of liberty and the fruits of freedom. London.
15 October. Invention and Intervention African Style. London.
22 October. The Words: African, Women and Achievement Go Together. London.
22 October. Is Home Fit for all Heroes? How Britain welcomed its returning soldiers from Africa and the Caribbean. Birmingham.
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