Online Book Salon Slavery in the East and the West


Online Book Salon Slavery in the East and the West


On Thursday, March 24, Karwan Fatah-Black, associate professor of colonial history, Alicia Schrikker, associate professor of general history, and Carl Haarnack, founder of Buku – Bibliotheca Surinamica, will be guests in the online book salon of University Libraries Leiden (UBL). Chief Curator Garrelt Verhoeven will talk to them about the books ‘Slavernij en beschaving Kleine geschiedenis van een paradox’, ‘De vlinders van Boven-Digoel’ and ‘Slaven en vrijen onder de Nederlandse wet’ which they recently wrote or delivered. Curators of the UBL will present matching pieces from the Special Collections during the book salon.

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The stories on antonfoek seem to delight the producers, readers and writers alike.
Presumably appealing to their diverse interests as a reflection of life itself.
I have had the privilege of looking after and reading several issues times and times over again. And on each occasion I have been struck by the breadth and unexpectedness of the topics that get pitched.
Somehow, they all fall in together to make a satisfying whole, leaving us readers behind with a hunger for more.

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