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The Institute for the Study of Slavery (ISOS) connects researchers through knowledge exchange. Discover updates and news items related to our projects and those of our partners.

Historical illustration of slaves being branded by their masters.
 
Nottingham's legacy of slavery archive launched

Nottingham's legacy of slavery archive launched

Description
A new archive of digital resources related to the city's history of slavery has been created by University of Nottingham researchers in the Faculty of Arts.
Date:
22/06/2021

BBC interview Dr James Dawkins

Description
Dr James Dawkins interviewed by BBC about his research on Britain's forgotten slave owners.
Date:
24/02/2021

Rebecca Senior granted funding to expand her monuments and memorials research with UCL's Legacies of Slavery database

Description
Dr Rebecca Senior, Art Historian and UoN Impact Research Fellow in the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies, has received funding from the QR Strategic Priorites Fund to expand her research on monuments and memorials with plans for larger collaborative projects in the future.
Date:
17/12/2020
Blog: Black History Month is important but problematic

Blog: Black History Month is important but problematic

Description
As part of ISOS's Black History Month+ series Nancy Abdulay, a first year undergraduate in History here at the University of Nottingham, reflects on why Black History Month is important - but problematic too. Read their blog...
Date:
18/11/2020
The Guardian newspaper investigate's potential links to historical slavery

The Guardian newspaper investigate's potential links to historical slavery

Description
The Guardian has revealed its independent investigation into historical links with the slave trade.
Date:
31/07/2020

History undergraduate awarded national prize for dissertation

Description
Department of History undergraduate awarded national prize for dissertation
Date:
05/09/2019
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