Capitalism and Slavery at 75

Big Ideas
03 May 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Old Fire Station

Capitalism and Slavery at 75

Three quarters of a century ago, Eric Williams’s groundbreaking historical and economic study changed the way we understand colonialism, the British Empire, the institution of slavery, and the rationale for Emancipation. Historians Selwyn Cudjoe and Heather Cateau and writer Caryl Phillips discuss its legacy and continued relevance. Chaired by Gabrielle Hosein.