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Colonialism, Slavery, Trade, Reparations
Remedying the 'Past'?

A Selection of Publications by Advisory Group members


Fernne Brennan, 'The Race Directive: Recycling Racial Inequality?' (2003) 5 Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies 311. Download here as pdf (7,6 MB, opens in another window)

Fernne Brennan, 'The European Race Directive: A Bridge So Far?' in R. Walden (ed.) Racism and Human Rights (Martinus Nijhoff 2004). Download here as pdf (6,6 MB, opens in another window)

Fernne Brennan, 'The Race Directive, Institutional Racism and Third Country Nationals', in T. Takis and P. Nebbia (eds.) European Union Law for the Twenty-First Century, Vol 2 (Hart 2004). Download here as pdf (5.5 MB, opens in another window)

Fernne Brennan, 'Are Reparations for Slavery Justified?' (2005) 2 Human Rights Global Focus 5

Fernne Brennan, ‘Race, Rights Reparations: Exploring a Reparations Framework for Addressing Trade Inequality’ (2008) 30 Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy 89

Marcus Goffe, ‘Presentation by Marcus Goffe, legal advisor to the Ethio-Africa diaspora union millennium council (Jamaica), on behalf of the Rastafari community’ (Colonialism, Slavery, Trade, Reparations Remedying the Past? Conference, London November 2008) <http://www.rastaites.com/news/hearticals/jam/millennium/GOFFE.pdf> (pdf) accessed 17 January 2013

Kwesi Quartey, ‘Slavery: the Case for Reparations’ New African (London, January 2008) 45

Kwesi Quartey, ‘Slavery: the Case for Reparations (2)’ New African (London, February 2008) 48

Marika Sherwood, ‘Britain, Slavery and the Trade in Enslaved Africans’ (2007) 12 History in Focus <http://www.history.ac.uk/ihr/Focus/Slavery/articles/sherwood.html> accessed 17 January 2013

Marika Sherwood, ‘Slaves and slavery, 1807-2007: the past in the present’ (Open Democracy, 23 March 2007) <http://www.opendemocracy.net/globalization-vision_reflections/slavery_4465.jsp> accessed 17 January 2013


Fernne Brennan and John Packer (eds), Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade: Remedying the 'Past'? (Routledge 2012)

Fernne Brennan, 'Time For a Change. Reforming WTO Trading Rules to Take Account of Reparations' in Janet Dine and Andrew Fagan (eds.), Human rights and capitalism: a multidisciplinary perspective on globalisation (Edward Elgar Publishing Limited 2006).

Lord Anthony Gifford, The Passionate Advocate (Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing, 2007). In the final chapters the author draws on his experience of living in both the white world and the black world, in presenting a plea for reparation to be made for the damage still suffered by Africans and their descendants as a result of the transatlantic slave trade.

Dr. Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, Reparations to Africa (with Anthony P. Lombardo, University of Pennsylvania Press 2008). This book discusses the question of what, if anything, the West owes Africa as reparation for the slave trade and colonialism.
Professor Howard-Hassmann has published widely on this and allied subjects. A complete list of her books and articles is available on this website.

Marika Sherwood, After Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade Since 1807 (I.B. Tauris 2007). "A provocative book, written with anger and passion. People will argue furiously over it, which is all the more reason to read it." --BBC History Magazine.

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