Open conference on trans-Atlantic slave trade starts Thursday

Published 03-19-2013

Slave vessel "Zeldina." Image courtesy MARBL.

Join us for the "New Frontiers in the Economic, Cultural, and Digital History of the Atlantic Slave Trade" conference, which begins Thursday, March 21 at 4 pm and ends Saturday, March 23 at 4:15. Drop in for a session or two; see the schedule for more information. The conference, free and open to the public, will be held in the Jones Room, level 3 of Emory’s Robert W. Woodruff Library. The library is a co-sponsor of the event.

The conference is in honor of David Eltis, Emory University’s history department professor emeritus, author and principal investigator of Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database project.