Jean Augustine

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Jean Augustine

The University of Ottawa Faculty of Law hosts “Routes to Freedom: Reflections on the Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade,” Ottawa, Ont., March 14–16, 2008. This conference focuses on the historical realities of the transatlantic slave trade and celebrates the accomplishments of African peoples. It also aims to heighten awareness of current conditions.

The opening session on March 14th features a keynote address by Jean Augustine, chair of the Ontario Bicentenary Commemorative Committee on the Abolition of the Slave Trade.