Posts Tagged "race"

FEBRUARY 2015: Reconciling “Racial” Identities, Family History and Genomic “Ancestry” in Two Post-slavery Societies

The EUROTAST fellows will be presenting the findings of their research at the upcomingGenetics/Heritage conference, 23-25 April at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool. Deadline for submission has been extended to March 15. To submit a paper or to attend the conference, visit the Genetics/Heritage website.  Title: Reconciling “Racial” Identities, Family History and Genomic “Ancestry” in Two…

Read More

OCTOBER 2014: Sarah Abel in Birmingham

EUROTAST fellow Sarah Abel was invited to give a talk about her work on ancestry genetics testing and race at a Community Perspectives event in Birmingham. Her lecture was well-received and she fielded incisive questions from the audience about politics, race, and genetics. From her discussion of the event: The idea was to present some…

Read More

August 2013: Postdoc Temi Odumosu lecture for International Slavery Remembrance Day at National Maritime Museum London

August 2013: Postdoc Temi Odumosu lecture for International Slavery Remembrance Day at National Maritime Museum London

On the 23rd August 2013, several of the UK’s museums observed the UNESCO International Slavery Remembrance Day, which marks the anniversary of the first successful slave uprising in the western hemisphere, on 23 August in Haiti in 1791. This year the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, compiled a programme of public events that included talks…

Read More

May 2013: Network discusses race and representation in Paris and visits Nantes memorial

May 2013: Network discusses race and representation in Paris and visits Nantes memorial

EUROTAST went to Paris for its third network training initiative the intersections between science, concepts of race and the representation of slavery and its legacies. This collaborative event was hosted by the Alliance Française and organized by the Centre International de Recherches sur les Esclavages (CIRESC), in collaboration with the Unité de Recherches “Migrations et Société”…

Read More