Working Group on Comparative Slavery

2019 Jun 17

Comparative Studies of Slavery and Race in the Atlantic World

Mon Jun 17 (All day) to Wed Jun 19 (All day)

Location: 

Instituto de Historia del CSIC, Madrid, Spain

The seminar will gather scholars interested in the study of slavery and race from transnational and comparative perspectives.

Date and location: Instituto de Historia del CSIC, Madrid, June 17-19, 2019. Languages: Spanish and English

 

2018 Apr 20

Cuba Studies Program: "Traders Without Borders”: the Transnational Networks of the Illegal Slave Trade to Cuba

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speakers: Marial Iglesias Utset, Afro-Latin American Research Institute at Harvard University and Manuel Barcia, University of Leeds

slavetrade

Of the almost one million slaves who ended their lives in Cuba, more than a half were illegally introduced after 1820, contravening the treaty that Spain had signed with Great Britain to...

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2017 Sep 22

Comparative Abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans: A Research Conference: A Research Conference

Fri - Sat, Sep 22 to Sep 23, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

University of Leeds
LeedsThe newly formed Leeds Baines Group for the Comparative Study of Unfree Labour together with the Working Group on Comparative Slavery (founded at Harvard in 2015) aim to bring together scholars working on slavery and indenture for a two-day conference focusing on the comparative... Read more about Comparative Abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans: A Research Conference: A Research Conference