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The Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies is hosting the

Cluster of Excellence

"Beyond Slavery and Freedom: Asymmetrical Dependencies in Pre-Modern Societies"

 

With its research the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies aims to overcome the binary opposition of "slavery versus freedom". We propose "asymmetrical dependency" as a new key concept including all forms of bondage across time and space.

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Apply now for our PhD Positions

 

5 Research Associates (PhD Positions) (65%), BCDSS, application Code 10/21/3.202 (application deadline 30.04.2021)

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Mar 24, 2021

Call for Papers

Winter School – Max Weber Foundation (New Delhi Branch)
17-21 January 2022: Making and Un-Making Worlds of Coercion and Confinement

Winter School – Max Weber Foundation (New Delhi Branch) 17-21 January 2022: Making and Un-Making Worlds of Coercion and Confinement

Mar 18, 2021

Library Loan

The Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies is delighted to announce that we have received a very exciting long-term loan from the Academy of Science and Literature in Mainz: the BCDSS will host the library collected by the “Forschungen zur Antiken Sklaverei” project (Studies in Ancient Slavery), which came to an end in 2012.

The Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies is delighted to announce that we have received a very exciting long-term loan from the Academy of Science and Literature in Mainz.

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Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies (BCDSS)
University of Bonn
Niebuhrstraße 5
D-53113 Bonn
dependency[at]uni-bonn.de

Heinz Heinen Kolleg for Advanced Studies (HHK)
University of Bonn
Heussallee 18–24
D-53113 Bonn
dependency[at]uni-bonn.de

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Book Purchase Proposal Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies

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University of Bonn

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Excellence Strategy

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Funded Research

Our Cluster is funded by the German Research Foundation within the Excellence Strategy of the federal and state Governments.

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