Migratory flows, colonial encounters and the histories of transatlantic slavery

Migratory flows, colonial encounters and the histories of tr...

International Migration Institute

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Olivette Otele explores how histories of transatlantic slavery impact on contemporary questions of migration Transatlantic slavery is a complex history of encounters between people of African and European descent. It is also a history of migrations, trade and subjugation. In this presentation, I look into the displacement of people from West Africa from the 17th to the 19th centuries. I ultimately aim at understanding how historians measure the i...Read More
Olivette Otele explores how histories of transatlantic slavery impact on contemporary ques...Read More