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The Hidden Connections Lecture Series and further reading

As part of the Hidden Connections programme, the Linen Hall Library hosted lectures from leading academics on the issues surrounding slavery in Ulster. All introductions by Linen Hall head librarian John Gray. 

Listening to the Hidden Connections Lecture Series
The four lectures of the Hidden Connections Series are hosted here in mp3 format. You can listen to them by simply clicking on the banners below. 

Dr Nini Rodgers - Olaudah Equiano's Belfast

Click here to listen to the lecture on Oladuah Equiano's Belfast.

Professor Bill Rolston - Home and Away: 19th Century Ireland, Racism and Anti-Racism 

Click here to listen to the lecture on 19th Century Ireland, Racism and Anti-Racism.

Professor Kevin Whelan - Liberty and Slavery - From King William to O'Connell

Click here to listen to the lecture on Liberty and Slavery - From King William to O'Connell.

Professor Catherine Clinton - America's Peculiar Institution: Slavery after 1807

Click here to listen to the lecture on America's Peculiar Institution: Slavery after 1807.

Bibliography and further reading: 

Nini Rodgers, Ireland, Slavery and Anti-slavery (Palgrave, 2007). 

Bill Rolston, Encounters, How Racism came to Ireland (Beyond the Pale, 2002). 

James Walvin, Black Ivory, A History of Slavery in the British Empire (2nd ed.) (Blackwell, 2001). 

Peter Kolchin, American Slavery, 1619-1877 (Penguin, 1995). 

Michael Mullin (Ed), American Negro Slavery (Harper & Row, 1976). 

James Walvin, Black Ivory: Slavery in Britain and the American Colonies (Harper Collins, 1992). 

James Walvin, Questioning Slavery (Rutledge, 1996). 

Nini Rogers, Equiano and Anti-Slavery in Eighteenth-Century Belfast (The Belfast Society, 2000). 

Millar, Randall M and John David Smith, Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery (Westport, Ct Greenwood Press, 1988). 

Simon Schama, Britain, The Slaves and the American Revolution: Rough Crossings (BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2005). 

Sean O’Callaghan, To Hell or Barbados (Dingle,Cokerry, Brandon, 2000). Hidden Connections: click to view next articleHidden Connections: click to view next article

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