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2017 International Conference on the Centenary of the Abolition of Indentureship in the British Empire

Senate House, University of London, 6-7 October 2017

Exploding the Centenary of a Quiet Abolition

In collaboration with colleagues from the University of Warwick’s Yesu Centre for Caribbean Studies, Royal Holloway (University of London) and the Centre for Integrated Caribbean Research, Maria del Pilar Kaladeen, Research Fellow at the Centre for Postcolonial Studies, has been working on a number of events to commemorate the centenary of the abolition of indenture in the British Empire.

The largest of these is an international conference, taking place at Senate House, on October 6-7th 2017click for more info.

For a new NEW BLOG POST by @MariaKaladeen and @FathermenBlog on the centenary of the abolition of indenture in British Empire, please see:

Warwick Transatlantic Visiting Fellowship

Warwick is pleased to offer a Warwick Transatlantic Fellowship to a Caribbean-based post-doctoral fellow or established academic who wishes to spend a short period at Warwick University, working with a Warwick-based academic. Applicants should have made initial contact with a Warwick academic and indicate the research outcomes expected.

Fellowships will be worth US$2,000 (approx) and are open to all disciplines. Visiting Fellows will be provided with IT and Library access while at Warwick. Advice about accommodation will be available but on-campus housing cannot be guaranteed.

Please send your applications (CV and statement of research proposal) to by 23 October 2017.


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