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Scotland and Caribbean Slavery: Rethinking Glasgow’s Sugar Aristocracy, 1775-1838

Thursday 7th December 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

To mark the UN International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Part of the ‘Scotland’s Diverse History’ Series. Minority Community considerations and discussions celebrating Scotland’s 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

Participants: Dr. Stephen Mullen and Panel TBC

Dr. Stephen Mullen is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Glasgow, having completed a PhD at the same institution in 2014. He has published a number of articles on Scotland and the Caribbean, and his first book It Wisnae Us was released in 2009. His monograph ‘The Glasgow Sugar Aristocracy in the British Atlantic World, 1775-1838’ will be published by the Royal Historical Society/Institute of Historical Research in 2018. Stephen is a strong supporter of public history initiatives, having worked on projects during Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games cultural programme and appeared at Edinburgh Book Festival and The Festival of Politics in the Scottish Parliament.


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Yudowitz Lecture Theatre, Wolfson Medical School
University of Glasgow, University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8QQ
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