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BECM Apology Debate 10 May 06 –

PART 1

– LISTEN TO THE DEBATE BY CLICKING ON THE SPEAKERS’ NAMES BELOW-

or go to PART 2

BRITISH EMPIRE AND COMMONWEALTH MUSEUM 10 MAY 2006,BRISTOL,UK
SHOULD BRISTOL APOLOGISE FOR THE SLAVE TRADE?

PART – 1- OPENING SPEECHES

(the audio files, are in MP3 format)

Chapter Length

Introductions by A.C.Grayling (Chairperson),Professor of Philosophy and Columnist

4mins 20sec

Lord Hugh Thomas,Historian and writer

8 minutes 39 sec

Dr. Mike Phillips,Author and broadcaster

8 minutes 57 sec

Professor Stephen Howe,Historian, University of Bristol

6mins 28 sec

Isabel Hilton,Guardian columnist and editor of Open Democracy

8mins 9 sec

Ekow Eshun,Creative Director – Institute of Contemporary Arts

4mins 32sec

RichardDowden,

Director – Royal African Society

10mins 26 sec

Toyin Agbetu,Founder, Ligali organisation

11mins 11sec

Use of above recordings: Courtesy of the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum

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PART 2

– LISTEN TO THE DEBATE BY CLICKING ON THE SPEAKERS’ NAMES BELOW-

or go to PART 1

BRISTOL,UK

SHOULD BRISTOL APOLOGISE FOR THE SLAVE TRADE? –

PART – 2 – AUDIENCE AND PANEL DISCUSSION – 10th May 2006

(the audio files, are in MP3 format)

Chapter Length

Audience – Call 1

inc. Richard Hart

9mins 30sec

Panel – Repsonse 1

Toyin, Isabel, Mike, Stephen


12 minutes 26 sec

Audience – Call 2


12 minutes 06 sec

Panel – Response 2,

Hugh, Richard, Ekow, Mike, Toyin


15mins 40 sec

Audience – Call 3


9mins 24 sec

The Vote,

recast as:

‘Should Bristol Institutions apologise
for the slave trade?’


2mins 43sec

Use of above recordings: Courtesy of the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum

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