Filmed in the LBS project room at UCL, in August 2019, this interview was created for the international conference, ‘Eric Williams and Capitalism and Slavery at 75’, held at the University of Liverpool, 1-3 November 2019. It is a Program of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, the Centre for the Study of International Slavery at the University of Liverpool, and the Wilberforce Institute of Slavery and Emancipation at the University of Hull. This video was created and edited by Eleanor Burnard, contracted to the Robert H. Smith International Center of Jefferson Studies at Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia.
In the interview Trevor Burnard discusses with Nick Draper the scope, findings and future direction of the LBS project.
Trevor Burnard will shortly be taking up the post of Wilberforce Professor of Slavery and Emancipation and Director of the Wilberforce Institute, University of Hull, UK.