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The University of Southampton

John Rule Memorial Lecture Event

17:00 - 18:30
17 April 2013
Lecture Theatre C Avenue Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BF

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Event details

An annual lecture organised by Southampton Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies

'The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Caribbean'

Professor Miles Ogborn is well known for his ground-breaking interdisciplinary research into historical spaces and globalisation. His publications include the wide-ranging and influential Spaces of Modernity: London's Geographies, 1680-1780 (1998) and Global Lives: Britain and the World, 1550-1800 (2008). He is currently exploring the relationships between talk, text and (un)freedom in the slave societies of the

Following the lecture there will be a drinks reception in the cafe.

Speaker information

Professor Miles Ogborn,Queen Mary, University of London,Professor of Geography

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