Selected highlights from recent ECGH events.
Amid calls calls for the removal of Henry Dundas's statue, historians with specialist knowledge of his career come together to discuss and analyse all aspects of his relationship to slavery.
This symposium, which marks the first anniversary of the founding of the Edinburgh Centre for Global History, brings together academics and museum professionals to think through issues surrounding calls for the return of colonial-era acquisitions in museums.
As part of the research project The Matter of Slavery in Scotland, Professor Beverly Lemire will present the lecture 'Material technologies of empire: tobacco, textiles and race in everyday Scottish life' on 26 April, 2019.
Professor Jennifer Morgan will deliver the 2019 Lecture in the History of Slavery for the Edinburgh Centre for Global History, 'Reckoning with slavery: kinship and capitalism in the early Black Atlantic' on 25 April, 2019.
A workshop with Professor Jennifer Morgan on the intertwined themes of slavery, gender and capitalism in the early modern world, will take place on 25 April, 2019.