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Simon Schama. Changing Britain: Slavery, Abolition and Empire

Simon Schama's lecture will draw from his book on slavery, ‘Rough Crossings’.
Oona King will be chairing.


Simon Schama’s lecture will draw from his book on slavery, ‘Rough Crossings’. It is the gripping epic of the struggle for freedom by tens of thousands of African slaves in America who fled the plantations to fight and die for the British the American War of Independence. The television version will be transmitted on bbc2 at 9pm on Friday the 29th of March.
Oona King is a former Labour MP, and the chair of Tower Hamlets Advocacy Network and Community Support.


Speaker(s):

Professor Simon Schama | talks | www
Chair: Oona King | talks

 

Date and Time:

22 March 2007 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
SOAS
10 Thornhaugh Street
London
WC1H 0XG
020 8452 0960
http://www.i-c-r.org.uk
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Organised by:

Royal African Society
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Tickets:

FREE

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