Global Black Freedom Movements

Global Black Freedom Movements
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Friday, 5 October 2018



This Black History Month join us at the University of Manchester for the first Global Black Freedom Movements symposium. This event brings together leading scholars in the fields of African Diaspora, African American, and Black British history to deliver presentations on 20th century movements for racial change in the United Kingdom and the United States. 

Speakers include: Dr Anne-Marie Angelo (Sussex); Diarra Franks (PGT, Manchester); Dr Christienna Fryar (Liverpool); Dr Kennetta Hammond Perry (De Montfort University); Dr Shirin Hirsch (Manchester Metropolitan University and the People’s History Museum); Dr Althea Legal-Miller (Canterbury Christ Church); and Dr Kerry Pimblott (Manchester). The symposium is structured around two conference-style panels (1:30-3:00pm and 3:30-5pm) with a short intermission between.

Mansfield Cooper Building G. 19 at the University of Manchester M13 9PL