The university of pennsylvania has formed a faculty committee to conduct research into its own school's historical connection with slavery the daily pennsylvanian recently reported that student research has uncovered substantial ties between the ivy league school's early trustees and slave trading, which. These online slave databases and record collections are essential for anyone trying to work around the huge obstacle of slavery when tracing african american lineages. There was no legal basis for enslavement in the british americas for the first several decades of settlement and slave and servant codes emerged only gradually labor systems operated by custom rather than through any legal mechanisms of coercion most workers in the americas experienced degrees of coercion in the. Today, investigation and research (documenting evidence, compiling statistics and collecting eyewitness accounts) is a standard part of good journalism this was not the case in the 18th and 19th centuries in the campaign against slavery, however, it proved vital the movement faced tough opposition from those who had.
Research browse a list of phd theses about the history of slavery and the list of university teachers who teach this topic completed theses are available from the university library of the institution where the thesis was submitted theses teachers history online provides information on current and past research in the. Research symposium prof simon newman is leading a research project on the development of the british transatlantic slave trade in 2010 professor newman organised a symposium on scotland and the slave trade video recordings of the papers are available via the university's itunes u pages, entitled 'transatlantic. Walter hawthorne, professor of african history and chairperson of the department of history, presents his latest research to the msu board of trustees on october 27, 2017 hawthorne scholarship includes african slavery and the slave trade his first book, planting rice and harvesting slaves: transformations along the. This page describes the research process, points out limitations of existing sources, and summarizes some of the findings related to individual slaves “[b]ut then his idea of a fugitive was only an idea of the letters that spell the word,—or at the most, the image of a little newspaper picture of a man with a stick and bundle with.
Alex balch is the current university co-director of the centre for the study of international slavery he is a specialist on the politics of modern slavery and teaches about state and non-state responses to human trafficking and forced labour as part of the ma in international slavery studies he has conducted a number of. We are home to the world's leading contemporary slavery experts and have built the world's first large-scale research platform for ending slavery the sustainable development goals call for an end to slavery by 2030 with governments and ngos, we are designing new research-led antislavery interventions to help. The independent anti-slavery commissioner (iasc) is partnering with the university of nottingham on a research project to tackle modern slavery in business supply chains the global slavery index reports there to be 458 million slaves worldwide many of these slaves are in forced labour in the supply chains of. Records that pertain to american slavery and the international slave trade the following is information found in the records of the national archives and records administration it identifies the record group and series, with brief descriptions and locations it does not provide the actual documents online.
Members of the brown community and beyond have and continue to engage in projects related to the transatlantic slave trade and its modern day impact in rhode island and globally below are just a sampling of the varied research conducted and resources available:. Research within librarian-selected research topics on slavery from the questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. This article takes a global-historical perspective on all slaveries and slave trades (and contraband trading of human bodies) in relation to today's state of capitalist accumulation it follows the different “national” schools of slavery research in different imperial traditions, as well as the sections of historical.
The fourth conference in this series, “region and nation in american histories of race and slavery,” was held in collaboration with the fred w smith national library for the study of george washington at mount vernon, october 6–8, 2016 “transatlantic slaving and the african diaspora: using the web du bois institute.
The wilberforce institute for the study of slavery and emancipation is a research institute at the university of hull housed in the grade ii listed oriel chambers in the hull city centre since 2005 it seeks to research slavery in the past and the present. Tutorial - text and video the literature review: a research journey this guide from the harvard school of education is an introduction to the basics of conducting a literature review. The remarkable story of alexander crummell 20 oct 2011 a talk at the university of cambridge's festival of ideas this evening will focus on the extraordinary life of alexander crummell – the son of a slave – who was one of the first black students to study at cambridge read more. Does slavery still exist the problem human trafficking - the exploitation of a person's labor through force, fraud, or coercion - is modern day slavery, and it is happening right here in new orleans slavery affects many of our industries, from seafood to entertainment to construction our current research and response to the.