Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation


12th December 2014

The Antislavery Usable Past

Today we are delighted to celebrate the launch of our new 5-year AHRC-funded project 'The Antislavery Usable Past', which will unearth the lessons of historic antislavery as a 'usable past' for the contemporary antislavery movement. Read more here.

4th November 2014

Leverhulme Prize for Dr Manuel Barcia Paz

We are delighted to post the following news item relating to one of our Honorary Fellows, Dr Manuel Barcia Paz. We offer Manuel our most sincere congratulations!

Dr Manuel Barcia Paz is awarded a Leverhulme Prize. Read more.

Seminar Program

19th October 2014

Our 2014-15 seminar program has been released. Visit the Events page to find out more.

6th October 2014

As part of Black History Month 2014, 'Recovering Scotland's Slavery Past' is the first ever conference to focus on the controversial subject of Scotland’s disproportionate role in the enslavement of millions of Africans during the 17th and 18th centuries. Read more here.


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