Welcome

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition is pleased to announce “Slavery and Its Legacies,” a podcast series featuring visiting scholars, activists, and others about their contributions to the understanding of slavery past and present and its ongoing role in the development of the modern world. New episodes will be available every other Monday. This podcast series is made possible through a grant from the Robina Foundation, with the assistance of the Yale Broadcast Center. You can email comments and suggestions to gilder.lehrman.center@yale.edu with subject line “podcast”. “Slavery and Its Legacies” is available on iTunes and SoundCloud

Episodes

Nicholas Crawford on Plantation Provisioning and the Politics of Health in the British Caribbean

March 2, 2020

Thomas Thurston talks with Nicholas Crawford on his work titled “Sustaining Slavery: Plantation Provisioning and the Politics of Health in the British Caribbean.” Nicholas...
Isadora Moura Mota on Slavery and Anglo-American Abolitionism in the Age of Emancipation

February 10, 2020

Thomas Thurston talks with Isadora Moura Mota on her work titled “Afro-Brazilian Atlantic: Slavery and Anglo-American Abolitionism in the Age of Emancipation”. Isadora...
Nicole Schneider on the Mediation of History in Contemporary Protest Photography

January 27, 2020

Thomas Thurston talks with Nicole Schneider on “Reflecting the past: the Mediation of History in Contemporary Protest Photography.” Nicole Schneider is a PhD candidate and...
Urvashi Chakravarty on Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England

January 13, 2020

Thomas Thurston talks with Urvashi Chakravarty on her work titled “Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England.” Urvashi Chakravarty...
Joseph Opala on the Black Seminoles

November 18, 2019

Thomas Thurston talks with Joseph Opala on his work with the Black Seminoles   Joseph Opala is an American historian noted for establishing the “Gullah Connection,” the...
Henrique Espada Lima on the End of Slavery and Slaves' Expectations of Rights in Brazil

October 28, 2019

Thomas Thurston talks with Henrique Espada Lima on his project “History of a Different Future: The End of Slavery and Slaves’ Expectations of Rights in Brazil” Henrique...
Anita Rupprecht on ‘Liberated Africans’, Indenture and Resistance in the British Caribbean 1807-1828

September 19, 2019

Anita Rupprecht joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss her project , “‘Liberated Africans’, Indenture and Resistance in the British...
Dr. Amanda Bellows on American Slavery and Russian Serfdom after Emancipation

May 10, 2019

Dr. Amanda Bellows joins Thomas Thurston in the studio to discuss how emancipated serfs and slaves were viewed in Russian and American music, literature, art and popular...
Joe Yannielli on the Mendi Mission and transatlantic abolitionism in the 19th century

March 29, 2019

Dr. Joe Yannielli joins Thomas Thurston in the studio to talk about the Mendi Mission, established by radical abolitionists in the wake of the Amistad rebellion, which...
Dr. Hannah-Rose Murray on African American abolitionists in Britain between the 1830s and 1890s

March 18, 2019

Dr. Hannah-Rose Murray talks with Thomas Thurston about her work tracing the travels of Frederick Douglass, Henry Box Brown and other African American abolitionists in...