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Glasgow City Chambers

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Marenka Thompson-Odlum will explore Richard Oswald’s slave trading business, and trace the story of enslaved persons from Oswald’s slave fortress in Sierra Leone to the coastal rice plantations of America, the development of the Gullah culture and back again to Sierra Leone. It will also highlight the role of rice in this journey and how cash crops were often at the centre of empire.

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