Race, Empire and Inequality in the Age of Enlightenment: Slavery and Antislavery in the 'Athens of the North'

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Exploration of Ireland's connections with the transatlantic slave trade, concentrating on Belfast's complicated relationship with the republican ideals and the egalitarian impulse of the Enlightenment and the powerful attraction of profits available through the slave trade on its mercantile elite.
PeriodMay 2022
Event titleEnlightenment Festival 2022
Event typeConference
LocationBelfast, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionRegional