Public Lecture: "Reparatory Justice for Global Black Enslavement" by Sir Hilary Beckles

Public Lecture:
 
Reparatory Justice for Global Black Enslavement: 
 
The Greatest Political Movement of the 21st Century
 
Sir Hilary Beckles
 
Professor of History
Vice Chancellor, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Chairman of the Caribbean Community Commission on Reparation and Social Justice
 
Introduction and Comments:
Sven BeckertLaird Bell Professor of History
Annette Gordon-ReedCharles Warren and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor of History
Kenneth MackLawrence D. Biele Professor of Law
Vincent BrownCharles Warren Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
 
 Monday, February 22nd, 4 to 6 PM
Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School
1515 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA, 02138
 
Sir Hilary Beckles has been at the forefront of an international legal effort for reparations from European slave-trading nations. He is a prolific scholar, a committed activist for social justice, and among the most distinguished public intellectuals in the Caribbean. Please join us!
 
 
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Contact rbatzell@fas.harvard.edu with questions.