Workshop on Slave Legacy, Identity and Development

29th-30th March, 2008

Workshop on Slave Legacy, Identity and Development: Muslim Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Ocean World, IOWC, McGill University, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th March 2008


  • E Ann McDougall, Director Middle Eastern and African Studies, Professor History & Classics, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Gwyn Campbell, Canada Research Chair, Indian Ocean World Studies, and Centre of Developing Area Studies, McGill University, Canada
  • Abdul Sheriff Director, The Zanzibar Indian Ocean Research Institute (ZIOR), Tanzania)
  • Abdel Wedoud ould Cheikh, Professor and Chair, Equipe de Recherche d'Anthropologie et Sociologie de l'Expertise, University of Metz, France
  • Ehud Toledano, Director Graduate School of Historical Studies, Professor of Ottoman and Middle Eastern History, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Amal Ghazal, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, Assistant Professor Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Louise Rolingher, University of Alberta, Canada
  • R David Goodman, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
  • Niambi Caccholi Walker, University of London, Birbeck College, UK


SSHRC, University of Alberta, McGill University: Indian Ocean World Centre