Monday, October 21, 2013

Slavery: The Historical and Modern Perspectives
FREE Exhibition and Talks

An ambitious exhibition of previously unseen original texts, manuscripts and artefacts which document the history of the Slave Trade and the Abolition Movement. The exhibition will include intriguing items such as pictures of the Jamaica Mission of Reverend William Knibb (1803 - 1845); abolitionist poetry; slave ship images; and items relating to the slave rebellion of 1832. Visitors will also be encouraged to contemplate modern issues of slavery and human rights. 

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The exhibition runs from 31st October - 5th December (Thursdays).

Two free talks will be run in conjunction with the exhibition:

31st October, 5.30pm - "Modern Slavery", Rod Leith, Anti-Slavery International

28th November, 5.30pm, Professor Cora Kaplan, The Politics and Poetics of Anti-Slavery Writing

Booking is essential.

For group bookings larger than 10, please contact: