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Invitation to a 2-Day Symposium on Slavery

The Institute of African Studies, College of Humanities, University of Ghana is organizing a two-day Symposium on the theme - Reclaiming Lost Narratives:  Beyond 400 Years of Enslavement.

This symposium will provide a platform for presenters to discuss their research and public education programmes with the aim of increasing visibility and deepening discussions on issues of the slave trade and its implications over the last 400 years.

Date: Thursday, August 15 – Friday August 16, 2019
Venue: J.H.K Nketia Conference Hall, Institute of African Studies
Time: 9am – 4:00 pm each day


The Keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Gloria Boutte, a Distinguished Professor, University of South Carolina on the topic: African Diaspora Literacy As Healing: Past, Present, and Future

This event is supported by the US Embassy, Ghana.

All are cordially invited

Click on the link below to download the event poster.

Event Poster