Episodes

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...