International Seminar "Comparative Studies of Slavery and Race in the Atlantic World"

Organized by: European Project Connected Worlds: The Caribbean, Origin of Modern World, coordinated by IH-CSIC and the Working Group on Comparative Slavery (Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Harvard University)

Invite you to submit panel and paper proposals for this international seminar

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

1) Transatlantic networks of the slave trade.
2) Slavery and abolitionism in the Atlantic world.
3) Legal regimes: Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Americas.
4) Social and cultural legacies of slavery.
5) Biological legacies of slavery.

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

Proposals and abstracts should be sent by March 1, 2019 to both:

Consuelo Naranjo Orovio (Instituto de Historia-CSIC): chelo.naranjo [at]
Marial Iglesias (Harvard University): iglesiasutset [at]

“Connected Worlds: The Caribbean, Origin of Modern World” (ConnecCaribbean-823846) is a Project housed at the Instituto de Historia, CSIC, financed by the European Union. For more information see:

The Working Group on Comparative Slavery is an international network of scholars working on comparative slavery housed at the Afro-Latin American Research Institute. For more information see: