Writings of the general word's body

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Abolition 200


Free Event


Bristol, the West & the World


@ The New Room, John Wesley's Chapel, Broadmead, Bristol


Sunday 1 July


@ 3pm

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  • Abolitionism & African Revolt in the Translatlantic Slave Trade - Dr Edson Burton
  • Sincerity & Abolitionism in Hannah More & John Newton - Dr Kerry Sinanan
  • Bristol & the Slave Trade: An Overview - Madge Dresser
  • Kobina Sekyi and Kofi Annan: National & Internationalists - Dr James Gibbs
  • Abolishing Contemporary Forms of Slavery - Dr Christien van den Anker
  • Roundtable: Local Action/Wider Concern - Oxfam, African Initiatives et al

According to organiser James Gibbs, "Literary elements will include reference to the work of Kobina Sekyi, whose Blinkards was given a rehearsed reading at the Drill Hall and was scheduled for performance as part of the Ghana@50 drama programme in Accra."

  • With thanks to JG for the info

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