Scotland Against Slavery: The Local View - Zoom conference

When & Where

This is a Scottish Local History Forum event.
Repeats every day until Wed Apr 27 2022.
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, 27 April 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Event Details

Following our previous Zoom conference Scotland's Involvement in Slavery - the Local View in April 2021, the Scottish Local History Forum is now hosting a Zoom based conference focusing on the other side of the coin Scotland Against Slavery - the local view over two evenings on 26th and 27th April 2022 from 5pm to 7pm.

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 17:00-19:00

5:00pm – Welcome and Introduction

5.15pm - Black Lives Mattered in 19th century Edinburgh: Quaker Women and the Anti-slavery Campaign
Katie Hunter

5.45pm - Two Abolitionist Poets from the Scottish Borders: John Younger (d. 1860) and John Marjoribanks (d. 1796)
Alastair Minnis

6.15pm - Ayrshire’s Contributions
Eric J Graham

6.45pm - Questions

Wednesday, 27 April 2022 17:00-19:00

5:00pm - Welcome

5.15pm - Destroying the Upas tree: Andrew Thomson of Edinburgh and the urgent call for immediate abolition
Iain Whyte

5.45pm - Abolitionism and Aberdeen’s Universities
Richard Anderson

6.15pm - 'Sin of Slavery’ to the ‘Cause of Freedom all over the World’: the Rev. George Gilfillan and Anti-Slavery Protest in Dundee
Aileen Black

6.45pm - Questions


To register and pay online by credit/debit card please click on the items below. Do not forget to add one for each session and to check out your shopping cart! You will receive an immediate automated order confirmation, but we will send you joining instructions a few days before the event.

Ticket Type Price Buy
Scotland Against Slavery - 26 April 2022 £5.00
Scotland Against Slavery - 27 April 2022 £5.00


£5 per session

Event Location

via ZOOM

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