International Conference Race and Slavery Narratives in the European Colonial Empires
The International Conference Race and Slavery Narratives in the European Colonial Empires. Interdisciplinary Approaches (15th-20th centuries) is organised by the Centre for the History of Society and Culture, by the Institute for Philosophical Studies (both from the Arts Faculty of the University of Coimbra), University of Cape Verde, University de Santiago and by the Portuguese History Academy, and will be held on 31 January and 1 February 2024, in Praia, the capital City of Cape Verde, West Africa.
The main goal is to promote an inter and transdisciplinary discussion on the relationship between race and slavery throughout the European Colonial empires, from the dawn of the Iberian Expansion in the 15th century to the collapse of the Portuguese empire in Africa in the 20th century.
Scientific committee: Diogo Ramada Curto | Dries Vanysacker | Eduardo Afonso | Elizabeth Foster | Frieder Ludwig | Giuseppe Marcocci | José Pedro Paiva | Manuela Mendonça | Marco Toste | Nardi Sousa | Odair Verela | Pedro Cardim