Post-emancipation in the Dutch Caribbean: guest lectures by Thinker in Residence Rose Mary Allen

Thursday 11 April 2024, 3:30 pm - Thursday 18 April 2024, 5:30 pm

Prof. Rose Mary Allen is the first Thinker in Residence at the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies. She is a cultural anthropologist and Extraordinary Professor of Culture, Community and History at the University of Curaçao. Rose Mary Allen is therefore giving a series of three guest lectures at Radboud University on the impact of slavery in the post-emancipation era on the Dutch Caribbean islands.

The guest lectures are open to all students and staff free of charge. The lectures take place on Thursday 11, Monday 15 and Thursday 18 April from 15:30 to 17:30. The language of instruction will be English. Students will not receive ECs for attending these lectures.

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Content of lectures

The period following the introduction of the Emancipation Act in 1863 presented new opportunities and challenges for former enslaved people and their descendants. Their unique stories are valuable sources for understanding their perspectives and experiences. These stories reveal religious and migratory customs, along with the social, economic and political changes that took place in the Dutch Caribbean.

When
Thursday 11 April 2024, 3:30 pm - Thursday 18 April 2024, 5:30 pm
Speaker
Rose Mary Allen