Invitation to a 2-Day Symposium on Slavery - Institute of African Studies

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 09:00
J.H.K Nketia Conference Hall, IAS, Legon


Members of the University community are hereby informed that the Institute of African Studies, College of Humanities, University of Ghana is organizing a two-day Symposium on the theme - Reclaiming Lost Narratives: Beyond 400 Years of Enslavement.


This symposium will provide a platform for presenters to discuss their research and public education programmes with the aim of increasing visibility and deepening discussions on issues of the slave trade and its implications over the last 400 years.


Date: Thursday, August 15 – Friday August 16, 2019

Venue: J.H.K Nketia Conference Hall, Institute of African Studies

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm each day


The Keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Gloria Boutte, a Distinguished Professor, University of South Carolina on the topic: African Diaspora Literacy As Healing: Past, Present, and Future


This event is supported by the US Embassy, Ghana.


All are cordially invited