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Friday 20th May, 7.00pm: Lancaster, Christianity and Transatlantic Slavery: Exploring the Connections - 20/05/22

Free Public Event: Lancaster, Christianity and Transatlantic Slavery: Exploring the Connections

Friday 20th May 2022, 7.00pm-8.30pm

Lancaster Priory

Doors 6.30pm, refreshments will be served

This event will be chaired by Father Rogers Govender, Dean of Manchester Cathedral, who will give a short address and introduce each speaker.  Ann Morgan, Lancaster Quakers, kicks off the talks with ‘Lancaster Quakers – A Discomforting History’ followed by two Lancaster University academics: Revd Canon Dr Anderson Jeremiah will speak about ‘Providential Empires and Transatlantic Slavery’ and Dr Sunita Abraham presents ‘Transatlantic Slavery and Christianity: Findings from Lancaster Black History Group’s Community Research Project’.  The Vicar of Lancaster, Revd Leah Vasey-Saunders, rounds off the presentations with ‘Lancaster Priory – Our legacy of slavery’.  Father Rogers Govender will take audience questions for the speakers at the end.

Booking advised but not compulsory – Booking link