On Friday the 24th of February 2023, four RIAS colleagues will present on their current project, “Racial Democracy,” in a seminar hosted by the University of Leiden. The seminar is open to the public and will take place from 15:00 – 17:00 in the Lipsius building (Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 BD Leiden) in room 2.23.
Manar Ellethy, “Black Life is Revolution:” The Quest for Survival in Early Black Documentary Film
Christine Mertens, “Utter Strangers to Us:” The Migration of Free African Americans in the Upper South, 1790-1830
Marcella Schute, Efforts to Reopen the Transatlantic Slave Trade in Antebellum Louisiana
Damian Pargas, In the Shadows of Slavery: Black Freedom and the Spectrum of Democracy in Antebellum America
If you wish to attend the seminar but cannot be present in person, please send a message to the seminar coordinator, Dario Fazzi at firstname.lastname@example.org to get a Zoom link and join online.