"Enough done be enough! Women, enslavement and emancipation"
This year's Slavery Remembrance Day Memorial Lecture will be delivered by leading Jamaican academic, author and broadcaster, Professor Verene Shepherd
Please note that the lecture takes place at Liverpool Town Hall, not at the museum.
Booking is essential for this free event: 0151 478 4240.
The lecture has British Sign Language interpretation.
Professor Shepherd is a fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society and University Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies. She is also Professor of Social History at the University of the West Indies and has had a long association with the women’s movement and a track record of research on gender issues.
A member of the United Nation’s Working Group of Experts on People of African descent, Professor Shepherd is a sought after speaker who has presented many seminar and conference papers and public lectures locally, regionally and internationally. She has been the recipient of several awards, including the Jamaica National Heritage Trust Award for contribution to Jamaican history and heritage and the Africana Studies distinguished African Award (2007) from Florida International University.