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Podcasts

Download mp3 audio files of talks and events at our museums and galleries.  Transcripts are also available with each podcast.

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Category: Slavery and human rights

July 2009

'All we want is make us free', the voyage of Amistad's children

Dr Benjamin Lawrance from the University of California, Davis talks about the voyage of Amistad's children through the worlds of the illegal slave trade.

Categories: Slavery and human rights

December 2007

The age of slave apologies

Dr Mark Christian, associate professor of Sociology and Black World Studies at Miami University uses the case study of Liverpool’s apology for its role in the Transatlantic Slave Trade to explore the concept of slave apologies.

Categories: Slavery and human rights, Urban/social history

December 2007

Reparations

Esther Stanford (community law educational practitioner consultant and scholar activist in jurisprudence) and Dorothy Kuya (co-opted trustee of National Museums Liverpool and member of the International Slavery Museum council) lead a lively public debate about reparations to the continent of Africa and the African diaspora.

Categories: Slavery and human rights, Urban/social history

November 2007

The floating dungeon: a history of the slave ship

Professor Marcus Rediker from the University of Pittsburg and author of 'The Slave Ship: A Human History', gives a fascinating talk on the horrors and realities of life and death on a transatlantic slave ship.

Categories: Slavery and human rights, Urban/social history