2013 Conference Overview
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HISTORIANS AGAINST SLAVERY INVITES YOU TO ITS
FIRST NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Crossing Boundaries, Making Connections: American Slavery and Antislavery Now and Then
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
September 19-21 2013
Our venue, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (freedomcenter.org) features compelling exhibits on slavery and antislavery then and now - perfectly symbolizes us and our work!
Conference Program (PDF)
Our keynote speakers are:
SHAMERE MCKENZIE, a survivor of slavery, is nationally acclaimed for her compelling testimony and challenging analysis http://survivorsofslavery.org/survivorsspeakers/shamere-mckenzie/
DOUGLAS A. BLACKMON, prize-winning journalist/historian and author of Slavery By Another Name documenting the origins of today’s prison-industrial complex www.slaverybyanothername.com/about-the-author
MARIA GRAZIA GIAMMARINARO, Secretariat, Office of the Special Representative and Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe www.osce.org - Combating Trafficking in Human Beings
NORMA RAMOS, Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women. http://www.catwinternational.org/
Our aim is to connect past with present, to deepen dialogue and collaboration between scholars, teachers, activists and community representatives and to build coalitions for antislavery learning and activism.
There is no registration fee, but you must register in order to attend. Click Here to register online today!
Please read our conference guidelines (PDF).