University of Cambridge Will Examine Its Relationship to Slavery

Nicole Rojas
May 4, 2019 - 5:00
University of Cambridge Will Examine Its Relationship to Slavery

The University of Cambridge in the UK is launching a two-year study to identify how the university contributed and benefitted from the slave trade during the colonial era.  The study will be conducted by two full-time post-doctoral researchers at Cambridge’s Centre of African Studies. It will explore how the prestigious university may have reinforced race-based thinking between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Cambridge Vice-Chancellor Stephen Toope announced that an...

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