Making Slave Trade Legacies visible in British heritage venues

Susanne Seymour is Associate Professor in Geography and a Deputy Director of the Institute of the Study of Slavery at the University of Nottingham. In this blog she reflects on the important though challenging task of integrating histories of slavery in heritage venues ahead of our film screenings and discussion next week. That there exists …

Global Cotton Connections: East meets West in the Derbyshire Peak District

Dr Susanne Seymour, School of Geography and a Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of Slavery, explains the Global Cotton Connections project. If you’d like to find out more, go to Susanne’s public lecture on Friday 31 October – now taking place in B2, The Hemsley, University Park. Britain is famous for its Industrial Revolution …

Public lecture — Prof Matthew C Whitaker

“Practical racists affirm the existence of racism with their lips, and deny the existence of racism with their lives and their actions. They have a high blood pressure of creeds and an anaemia of deeds,” Martim Luther King Jr Public lecture — Practical racism: disparities in education and the workplace This public lecture by Matthew C Whitaker, …