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

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...
Sasha Turner on Slavery, Emotions, and Gendered Power
November 19, 2018
Sasha Turner, Associate Professor, History, Quinnipiac University joins Thomas Thurston in the studio to talk about her work on Slavery, Emotions, and Gendered Power....
Jennifer (JJ) Rosenbaum and Gunther Peck on Labor and Human Trafficking
October 29, 2018
Thomas Thurston is joined in conversation with Jennifer (JJ) Rosenbaum and Gunther Peck as they discuss the connections between labor and human trafficking. Jennifer (JJ) ...
Janie Chuang and Joel Quirk on the Impacts of Terminology in the Modern Anti-trafficking Movement
October 15, 2018
Thomas Thurston talks with Yale Modern Slavery Working Group members Janie Chuang and Joel Quirk on the impacts of terminology in the anti-trafficking and abolition...
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October 1, 2018
Grace Peña Delgado and David Blight join host Thomas Thurston to discuss Borders, Modern Slavery, and the Yale Modern Slavery Working Group. Grace Peña Delgado is Associate...