Masters and Slaves. Labor, rebellion and trade in transatlantic slavery

International seminar

  • The Faculty of History and Geography of the University of Barcelona holds an international seminar to discuss the history of transatlantic slavery;
  • The opening lecture will be delivered by Myriam Cottias, director of the Centre International de Recherches sur les esclavages et post-esclavages (CIRESC- CNRS) who will address the stories of the lives of slaves through a planter’s diary
  • Historian Michael Zeuske, author of “Slavery: a history of mankind” and a professor at the University of Bonn, will deliver a keynote on the first and second slavery in the Atlanticization of the Caribbean
  • The program has been organized in collaboration with the EUROM, the Foundation Cipriano García, the Ateneu de Memòria Popular, and the Commissioner for Democratic Memory of the City Council of Barcelona.

 

Programme

  • 9,30 – Opening

Ricardo Piqueras, University of Barcelona

  • 10:00-10:30

Myriam Cottias, Centre International de Recherches sur les esclavages et post-esclavages (CIRESC).
Find stories of the lives of slaves through a planter’s diary: a possibility or a border?”

  • 10:30-11:00

Martín Rodrigo Alharilla, University Pompeu Fabra.
Benefits and beneficiaries of the slave trade in Cuba (1815-1867)”.

  • 11:30-12:00

Vicent Sanz Rozalén, University Jaume I (Castelló).
Beyond the plantation: slave labor in tobacco and coffee in colonial Cuba”.

  • 12:00-12:30

Aurelia Martín Casares, University of Malaga
Slavery in Andalusia in the Modern Age: a crossroads of races and religions” (online).

  • 15:30-16:00

Juan Marchena, University Pablo de Olavide.
The other letters from Jamaica. Insurgency and revolution in the Andean world

  • 16:00-16:30

Guillermina Itzel de Gracia, SENACYT- Panamá.
Black slaves in the colonial cities. The case of Natá” (online)

  • 16:30-17:00

Michael Zeuske, University of Bonn.
First and second slavery in the Atlanticization of the Caribbean“.

  • 17:20- 17:30

Andreu Mayayo, University of Barcelona.

  • 17:30-18:30

Javier Laviña Gómez, University of Barcelona.
Fear floated through the Caribbean”.

  • 18:30-19:00 – Conclusions

Javier Tébar Hurtado, University of  Barcelona

Meritxell Tous, University of  Barcelona

Cielo Zaidenwerg, University of  Barcelona

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