Working Group on Comparative Slavery

An international network of scholars interested in comparative and transnational questions concerning slavery, the Group organizes a yearly research conference to discuss new research on slavery in the Americas, Africa, and the Mediterranean world. ALARI Visiting Research Scholar Marial Iglesias Utset leads this initiative with the assistance of ALARI affiliated doctoral student James Almeida. Since 2016, the Group has sponsored conferences at Harvard University, Brown University, University of Leeds, Casa de Africa (Havana), and Universidad Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona).

Call for Papers/Chamada de Trabalhos/Convocatoria: Working Group on Comparative Slavery Conference

See also Members of the Working Group on Comparative Slavery

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Marial Iglesias Utset

Visiting Research Scholar at the Afro-Latin American Research Institute
Working Group on Comparative Slavery Leader


Marial Iglesias Utset was Professor of Philosophy and History at the University of Havana for 25 years. She earned her Ph.D. in...

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