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Panel discussion - White Fury: A Jamaican Slaveholder in the Age of Revolution Seminar

18:00 - 19:30
30 October 2018
Lecture Theatre C Avenue Campus University of Southampton SO171BF

For more information regarding this seminar, please email Professor Neil Gregor at .

Event details

Part of the History Research Seminar Series. All Welcome.

This event is being held to mark the publication of Christer Petley’s major new study White Fury (Oxford University Press, 2018), which explores the story of Simon Taylor, one of Jamaica's most powerful colonial inhabitants and one of the wealthiest, most influential slaveholders of the eighteenth-century British empire.

Christer will present the core arguments of the book in a short lecture.   There will then be a panel discussion with Dr Jessica Moody (Bristol), and a question session too. 

Speaker information

Professor Christer Petley,Professor in History

Dr Jessica Moody, University of Bristol. Lecturer in Public History

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