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Applications open for PhD Studentship: The Antislavery Usable Past

9th February 2015

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull, entitled ‘The Antislavery Usable Past’. Find out more and download an application form here.

70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

27th January 2015

The Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation is proud to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp with a video produced by award-winning Photojournalist Lee Karen Stow. View the video and find out more here.

Remembering Ancestors

8th January 2015

WISE co-produced research is enabling the African diaspora to memorialise those who died during the Middle Passage. Found out more here.

The Antislavery Usable Past

12th December 2014

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.

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