Knowledge, History and Power, a conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones and Laura Trevelyan
Join Knowledge, History and Power, a conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones, award-winning investigative reporter for the New York Times Magazine and Laura Trevelyan, former BBC correspondent, moderated by Columbia University History Professor, Natasha Lightfoot, PhD. Organized by the United Nations Department of Global Communications Outreach Programme on the Transatlantic Slave Trade and Slavery in collaboration with the Universities Studying Slavery Consortium, this hybrid event (in-person and online) will be held during the lunchtime at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, 6 December 2023, from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Conference Room 1. Register HERE to attend.
Everyone attending online is confirmed for the event upon submitting the registration form. You will receive an email confirmation with the link to join online. As a member of the Universities Studying Slavery Consortium, Washington University in St. Louis invites interested campus and community members to take part in the event.
Header image: The Ark of Return – The Permanent Memorial at the United Nations in Honour of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, an installation at the Visitors' Plaza of the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York City, intended as a permanent reminder of the long-lasting effects of slavery and the Transatlantic slave trade. It was designed by Rodney Leon, a Haitian-American architect, and installed in 2015.