Slavery, freedom and colonial development: Robert Bostock and his legacy [ 2010 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Dr EL Christopher

Brief description Understanding our nation and our world is one of the major challenges facing Australia in the present day. West Africa, a region perceived by most Australians to be distant and incomprehensible, increasingly has an effect on Australia and other western nations which is little understood. This project will help to ensure that Australian scholarship remains at the cutting edge of research into slave studies and colonial history more generally, and will bolster international networks of scholars working in this area. It will ensure national input into an issue of major international importance - human trafficking - and promote academic leadership more generally.

Funding Amount $710,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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