Johns Hopkins SAIS to host a conversation on the book, “Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History” with Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo on Thursday, February 15, 2018

A conversation on the book, “Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History” with author and professor Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Dr. Araujo examines the history of demands for reparations over slavery and slave trades in the Americas, Europe, and Africa. The book offers a transnational narrative on the history of the financial, material, and symbolic reparations for slavery and the Atlantic slave trade. She explores the multiple dimensions of the demands for reparations including the period of slavery, the emancipation era, the post-abolition period, and the present.
The program is part of a series of special events at the school in observance of Black History Month.
Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo
Professor of History, Howard University
Dr. Francisco E. González
The Riordan Roett Senior Associate Professor of Latin American Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Time and Date
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Bernstein Offit Building Room 500
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can request to cover the event by selecting “Media” on the online registration form. Final media access will be confirmed at least one day prior to the event. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
About the Speakers
Ana Lucia Araujo is a professor in the Department of History of Howard University in Washington, D.C. Her research explores the history, memory, and heritage of slavery. She has authored or edited more than 10 books, including Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic (2010) and Shadows of the Slave Past: Memory, Heritage and Slavery (2015), and Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History (2017). She is a member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project.
Francisco E. González is the Riordan Roett Senior Associate Professor of Latin American Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS. His research interests include the political economy of Latin America, global and regional energy issues, and Sino–Latin American relations. He earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in Politics from the University of Oxford, and his bachelors in Politics and Public Administration from El Colegio de México. Dr. Gonzalez is a two-time recipient of the Max M. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Teaching at Johns Hopkins SAIS.
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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