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BRITAIN, THE WEST INDIES AND THE CASE FOR (AND AGAINST) REPARATIONS

4:00pm-5:30pm on Saturday 2 April

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Chaplain, Great St Mary's The University Church Senate House Hill, CB2 3PQ

Does the history of Britain’s relationship with the West Indies (constituted by 350 years of slavery, servitude and colonial exploitation or neglect) demand the making of reparations? This talk sets out a case for reparations and considers frequently put objections.

In this talk, Revd Dr Michael Banner of Trinity College will set out a case for reparations and considers objections frequently put. Prof David Fergusson of Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge will respond to this paper.

The discussion will be chaired by Professor Esra Özyürek, Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values, Academic Director of Cambridge Interfaith Programme, and University of Cambridge Race Equality Champion.

Booking/Registration is: REQUIRED

Additional Information

Age: Adults
Format: Talk
Timing: In person
Cost: N/A
Event Capacity: 700
Theme: Society
Accessibility: Full access

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