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Past events:

Channel Crossings: Colonial Histories and Maritime Legacies

Event date: May 3, 2022, 2 p.m.

This event situates contemporary British responses to Channel Crossings within the context of colonial histories and maritime legacies. It aims to offer a historicized perspective on this phenomenon which seeks to respond to calls to embed colonial histories in analyses of the present.

Slavery, Indenture and the Plantation Economy

Event date: April 7, 2021, 2 p.m.

How were the transatlantic slave trade and circuits of indenture central to the establishment making of the modern world?

Colonialism, Race & Policing

Event date: Feb. 16, 2021, 2 p.m.

What do the colonial origins of British policing mean for the police and also the populations they seek to discipline and control today?

What is the Colonial Global Economy?

Event date: Jan. 13, 2021, 2 p.m.

This event examines the ways in which contemporary wealth inequalities and transfers are shaped by historical colonial relationships.

Equality and Rights in 21st Century Britain: From Trojan Horse to Grenfell

Event date: Dec. 8, 2020, 2 p.m.

What can we learn about equality and rights in 21st century Britain as reflected through Grenfell, Windrush & the Trojan Horse affair?

Haiti and the Making of the Modern World

Event date: Oct. 14, 2020, 2 p.m.

In this event, we examine the Haitian Revolution, which occurred around the same time as the French and American Revolutions, and discuss its contribution to the making of the modern world.