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Notes for delegates to the “Free at Last? Interdisciplinary Conference to Commemorate the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Abolition of the British Atlantic Slave Trade” to be held at the Centre for Caribbean  University of Warwick

final/confirmed conference programme


 The conference will be held at the University of Warwick from 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday 11th July to 4. 00. p. m. on Friday 13th July.  Delegates must register for the conference online. Please see link to Registration below.



Accommodation will be at Rootes Residences, a student residence with the option of standard rooms or en suite rooms. Breakfasts and dinner on the 11th July will be in the Rootes Restaurant, lunches will be taken adjacent to the meeting rooms which are in the Humanities Building. The rum punch reception and conference dinner on 12th July will be held in EAT restaurant in the Arts Centre.


Please register for the conference using the online booking form

This page also gives full details of conference fees.  You will need to pay by ‘worldpay’ or by sterling cheque. 

 If you are presenting a paper you MUST register by 1 May 2007, or your name will not appear on the final programme.  If you are not presenting a paper please register ASAP.


Getting to The University of Warwick


The nearest station is Coventry station. If travelling from London you will travel from London Euston to Coventry.  You can then take a taxi (around £6- £7) or a No.12 bus which will take you to the central campus, Rootes Building is the stop you require, and register for the conference and your accommodation at Rootes Reception.  Registration is from 4. 30 p.m.  If travelling by car please see map and instructions on the main website:



If you are a publisher or bookseller and would like to have a book stall at the conference, or to insert an advertising flyer in the conference pack, please contact Marjorie Davies, at


Further Queries


If you have any queries about the conference, please contact Marjorie Davies, at