Resistance to and the Impact of The Transatlantic Slave Trade

Event Information

Host: The United Nations Guest Speaker: Natasha Lightfoot, Associate Professor of History, Columbia University
Date of Event: 8/31/2016 Time of Event: 1:15 pm
Registration Type: Free
The United Nations Department of Public Information is pleased to invite you to a lecture discussion on: "Resistance to and the Impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade" held by the Remember Slavery Programme in partnership with the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. Inspired by Nate Parker’s new film “The Birth of a Nation", this event is part of a lecture series organized by the Department's Education Outreach Section in collaboration with The Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services at the American Library Association (ALA), Fox Searchlight Pictures and BazanED from 21 August through 30 October. It will mark the 185th anniversary of Nat Turner’s history-changing slave rebellion on 21 August 1831, as well as the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, observed annually by UNESCO on 23 August. RSVP link: Each person wishing to attend must be registered in his or her own name. Non-UN pass holders will enter from 46th St. and 1st Ave at 12:30 pm. Registration, Photo ID and Security Screening are required to be admitted into UN Headquarters. An email confirmation with entry instructions will be sent two days prior to the event.

Event Location

United Nations Headquarters  - 
New York, NY   10017

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