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Public Record - Reflections on the Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade (Part 3 of 6)


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.

In this third session on March 14th, panellists examine historic and contemporary forms of resistance. The panellists are Bonny Ibhawoh (professor in the Department of History at McMaster University), Frédéric Mégret (Faculty of Law at McGill University), and Kevin Malunga (professor at the University of Witwatersrand).

After speaking, panellists field questions from audience members.


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