Eric is appointed as Historical Affiliate to the Legacies of British Slave ownership (UCL London) initially for one year.
The "Black Minstrelsy" in Scotland is Eric's latest article in Scottish Local History Forum Issue 80 - February 2011.
Arts Centre, Dalkeith.
Midlothian World History Society
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
Eric is presenting Scots and slave-ownership before 1834 at 12:30.
Leith History Society.
Eric is presenting at the event symposium:
The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: exploring Scottish connections
on the 12-13 March 2010 at Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities respectively.
His paper is Scottish Archives relating to the slave trade and the West Indies plantations.
More details to follow.
University of Edinburgh
William Robertson Building
Lecture Theatre G-08
Did Scotland's "Great Leap Forward" in the eighteenth century ultimately rest in the exploitation of unfree labour overseas? This issue will be examined by Professor Devine at the plenary session of the Royal Society of Edinburgh's symposium on the Scottish connections to the slave trade and slavery.
Tickets for this event are free but limited.
Tickets can be booked at www.slaverylecture10.eventbrite.com
University of St Andrews
For bookings and further details of the Day Schools:
Forthcoming article in Scottish Local History, issue 76.
Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum