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Public Record - Reflections on the Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade (Part 4 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 first session on March 15th, panellists speak on the theme of women and slave resistance. The panellists are Afua Cooper (research associate in the University of Ottawa Institute of Women’s Studies), Rebecca Hall (S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah), Camille Nelson (Saint Louis University School of Law), and Marlene Thelumsa Rémy (Department of Sociology at the Collège Boréal de Toronto).


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