Hannah Murray: “A Wall of Anti-Slavery Fire” – Frederick Douglass in Britain.

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Hannah Murray:  “A Wall of Anti-Slavery Fire” – Frederick Douglass in Britain. 

15 January, 2013. Room G26, ground floor, Senate House, University of London, Russell Square, London WC1  6 to 7.30 pm, Everyone is welcome. You do not have to pre-book/register.

Former African American slave Frederick Douglass visited Britain in the1840’s, popularising anti-slavery, creating a sensation across the country and enhancing the transatlantic connections between abolitionists.

A Black and Asian Britain Seminar 2012-2013 (Contact: Marika.Sherwood@sas.ac.uk). The seminar series is organised by the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, and in conjunction with the Black & Asian Studies Association