Greetings from the Centre for Human Rights and Restorative Justice (CHRRJ),

Our centre's hybrid Speaker Series is starting! You are invited to the first talk with Dr. Sascha Auerbach on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. EST (Toronto time). 

About Our Speaker: Dr. Sascha Auerbach, FRHistS, is an Associate Professor of Modern British and Global History at the University of Nottingham, where he specializes in the history of race, imperialism, and the state in the nineteenth century. He is the author of The Overseer-State: Slavery, Indenture, and Governance in the British Empire, 1812-1916 (Cambridge, 2024), Armed with Sword and Scales: Law, Culture and Local Courtrooms in London, 1865-1913 (Cambridge, 2021), and Race, Law, and “the Chinese Puzzle” in Imperial Britain (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009). Dr. Auerbach’s articles and book chapters have appeared in the English Historical Review, the Journal of Social History, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Law and History Review and other major academic journals. His research has been supported by the US-UK Fulbright Commission, the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and the Leverhulme Trust. He is the director of the Institute for the Study of Slavery (ISOS) at the University of Nottingham, the co-editor of the Cambridge University Press book series “Histories of Slavery and its Global Legacies,” and regularly serves as an on-air contributor for The Discovery Channel and The History Channel. Dr. Auerbach’s current projects examine colonialism, science and aesthetics, and the relationship between slavery, public health, and state authority in the nineteenth century.

Registration link for virtual attendance.

Thank you.
Best Regards,

Melike Yilmaz, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of History
McMaster University, Canada
Collaborator, Participedia