Events organized by the BCDSS  

See below a list of all events organized by members of the BCDSS.
For our JOSEPH C.MILLER MEMORIAL LECTURES or BCDSS CONFERENCES, see the separate navigation bars.

Book Launch and Discussion
Heusallee 18-24
02:00 - 04:00
We invite our authors, Prof. Dr. Michael Zeuske & Prof. Dr. Christoph Witzenrath, to present their respective publications and engage with the content of each ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Elisa-Maria Hiemer
Online via Zoom & On ...
04:15 - 06:00
Deprived of basic rights and sometimes even their proper names, female domestic workers fell victim of sexual abuse and had to fear unwanted pregnancies. Dr. ...
Viola Müller to attend the Kinderuni!
Kreuzbergweg 28, Bonn
05:00 - 06:00
On February 13, 2023, Dr. Viola Müller will represent the BCDSS at the Kinderuni, where she will give a lecture on the History of Sugar. Abstract: Sugar ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Sidh Losa Mendiratta
Online via Zoom & On ...
04:15 - 06:00
Old Goa developed as one of the major port cities of the Indian Ocean during the sixteenth century, as the Portuguese attempted to control maritime trade ...
Friday Seminar with Christian Laes
Heussallee 18-24 or ...
04:00 - 05:30
This week, Christian Laes is looking forward to a lively discussion of and feedback on his presentation “Writing the histories of slavery in Antiquity. How to ...
CANCELLED Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Laurens E. Tacoma
Online via Zoom & On ...
04:15 - 06:00
Were strategies of ancient Greek slavery contradictory? The lecture will discuss this topic with a small number of Greek funerary epigrams from the Roman ...
Friday Seminar with Özden Mercan
Heussallee 18-24 or ...
04:00 - 05:30
This week, Özden Mercan is looking forward to a lively discussion of and feedback on her project on premodern Mediterranean forms of unfree labor and its ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Chloe Ireton
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
How did enslaved Black people in Sevilla imagine freedom and what strategies did they deploy to obtain it? The talk explores the collective and fractured ...
Friday Seminar with Cristina Mocanu
Heussallee 18-24 or ...
04:00 - 05:30
This week, Cristina Mocanu will present her project “Productive and Reproductive Labor of Roma Slaves in Moldavia (before 1830s)”. She will explain how these ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Benedetta Rossi
Online Via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
How did slavery and forced labor coexist in Tahoua? In our next JCMML, Benedetta Rossi will discuss the labor regimes and their implications in this West ...
Launch of the Library of Ancient Slavery
Heusallee 18–24
04:15 - 07:00
One of the largest libraries on ancient slavery in the world with its rich holdings has moved from the Mainz Academy of Sciences and Literature to the Bonn ...
Book Launch of "Helena Augusta" by Julia Hillner
Festsaal, Universität ...
06:15
Prof. Dr. Julia Hillner's latest book, "Helena Augusta: Mother of the Empire" will be presented, including a reading, followed by a discussion and a reception.
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Julia Harnoncourt
Online via Zoom & On ...
04:15 - 06:00
What are the connections between unfree labour and recent changes in Brazilian politics? Our first lecture of the year discusses why it is important to talk ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Hans van Wees
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
When and why did ‘slave societies’ first emerge in Greece? How can we explain the wide variation in types of slavery attested? Could the spread of slavery and ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Claudia Jarzebowski
Online via Zoom & On ...
04:15 - 06:00
What did a life under the circumstances of enslavement and strong asymmetrical dependency do to children? What were the effects and how are they to be traced ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Thomas Duve
Online via Zoom or ...
04:15 - 06:00
The lecture will discuss the still emerging field of global legal history and provides an approach to legal history that draws on the history of knowledge and ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Alexander Keese
Online via Zoom or ...
04:15 - 06:00
European colonialism in sub-Saharan Africa relied (at least before the end of the Second World War) upon mechanisms of labour exploitation through forced ...
Salaam Bombay- Film screening and discussion
Kino in der Brotfabrik ...
08:00
The movie engages with varying forms of asymmetrical relationships that are forced primarily upon children and women. They are pushed to megacity by various ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Johannes Rainer
Via Zoom or Juridicum, ...
04:15 - 06:00
The major question will be how enfranchised slaves, the so called freedmen, could acquire the Roman citizenship. In order to understand the dynamics and ...
Exhibition opening: "The numerus clausus law and young women"
Frauenmuseum, Im ...
04:00
The event will include speeches by Prof. Dr. Marion Gymnich, Co-Speaker and Principal Investigator at the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies ...
Reading & Discussion with Playwright Natassa Sideri
Festsaal, Universität ...
06:15 - 09:00
Join us on Monday, November 7, 2022, at 18:15 CET for a reading and discussion evening with playwright NATASSA SIDERI. Her award-winning play GEFESSELT ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Timothy J. Coates
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The town of Castro Marim in Portugal was a legal haven and later the site of internal exile for several thousand minor sinners and convicts from the Middle ...
Autumn School NISIS
Heusallee 18-24, 53113 ...
03:30
The Centre for Dependency and Slavery Studies at Bonn University (BCDSS) and the Netherlands Interuniversity School of Islamic Studies (NISIS) are inviting ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by João Fragoso & Thiago Krause
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
In the next Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture on October 24, João Fragoso and Thiago Krause will do a comparative analysis of the two largest slaving ports in ...
Socare Junior Conference 2022
Online via Zoom
03:00
Whose knowledge is recognized, and what voices are heard within Caribbean studies? This conference focuses on how knowledge is produced, shared, and received, ...
Socare Junior Conference 2022
Online via Zoom
03:00
Whose knowledge is recognized, and what voices are heard within Caribbean studies? This conference focuses on how knowledge is produced, shared, and received, ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy
Hybrid event
04:15 - 06:00
This talk derives from Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy’s award-winning book, Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean (University of Illinois ...
International Conference: Social History of Capitalism
Online via Zoom
03:00
The International Social History Association (ISHA), the Bonn Centre for Dependency and Slavery Studies (BCDSS), and the Cluster of Excellence “Contestations ...
International Conference: Social History of Capitalism
Online via Zoom
03:00
The International Social History Association (ISHA), the Bonn Centre for Dependency and Slavery Studies (BCDSS), and the Cluster of Excellence “Contestations ...
Conference on "Freedom and Liberation in Mediterranean Antiquity“
Wissenschaftszentrum ...
04:25
We invite you to join our international conference on "Freedom and Liberation in Mediterranean Antiquity", which aims to contribute to a closer analysis and ...
Conference: Transforming Spirit Bodies
Bonner Universitätsforum,...
02:00
This conference focuses on the bodies and embodiments of spirits, their (im-)materialities, and the bodily transformations, which they may be ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Romina Zamora
Online via zoom
04:00 - 06:00
On this occasion, our aim is to discuss three main points. The first is the conceptual distinction between indigenous slavery and servitude, since while the ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Romina Zamora
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
Discussing the slavery and indigenous servitude in the southern Andes, the lecture will focus on three main points. The first is the conceptual distinction ...
Annual Conference “Norms, Institutions & Practices of Dependency"
Hybrid event: online via ...
09:00
Since 2018, the Bonn Center of Dependency and Slavery Studies (BCDSS) unites internationally renowned scholars researching historic forms of strong ...
Cancelled: Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Stefan Talmon
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
We regret to say that this lecture was cancelled. It will be re-scheduled in due course. Sorry for any inconvenience! The lecture traces public international ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Dan-el Padilla Peralta
Online via zoom
04:00 - 06:00
Everyone is welcome to join this public lecture online via zoom! The abstract is due any time soon.
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Kristalyn Shefveland
Online via zoom
04:00 - 06:00
In the late seventeenth century, Virginia colonist Edmund Scarburgh and his mistress Ann Toft owned and sold many Native laborers as indentured servants and ...
Joseph C. Miller Lecture by Alexander Geurds
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
Archaeological views onto the later pre-Columbian past of southern Central America –roughly defined as including Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, but ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Mark Hauser
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
Extreme weather events, changing precipitation, and sea-level rise have made thosecliving in the global north more mindful of the vulnerability of lives and ...
New Perspectives on Cultural Heritage and German Global History
Bonn Center for ...
03:55
Conference on July 6–8, 2022 at the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies organized by Claudia Jarzebowski, BCDSS, and Pia Wiegmink, BCDSS, Susanne ...
Public Lecture by Jochen Sautermeister
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
04:15
Unfortunately the public lecture by BCDSS investigator Jochen Sautermeister lecture had to be cancelled !!!
Iris Därmann: Reading and Discussion (in German)
Festsaal, University of ...
06:15 - 09:00
On Monday, 4 July 2022, cultural studies and philosophy scholar IRIS DÄRMANN, Professor of Cultural Theory & Cultural Aesthetics at Humboldt University Berlin, ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Thomas Pierson
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:15
Public servants are not ordinary employees. Their relationship to the modern state is special. According to prevailing opinion, this special relation ...
We the Cimarróns - Film Screening, Director's Talk, Reception
Kino in der Brotfabrik, ...
08:00 - 09:30
Join the screening of the documentary WE THE CIMARRONS on Thursday, 30 June 2022, at 20:00 CET by award winning director and BCDSS fellow Emma Christopher. ...
Public Lecture by Sinah Kloß
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15
Sinah Kloß is research group leader of the BCDSS research group "Marking Power: Embodied Dependencies, Haptic Regimes and Body Modification". Her research ...
Slavery and Other Forms of Strong Asymmetrical Dependencies
Online via zoom
09:00 - 05:30
The workshop wants to analyze slavery and other forms of strong asymmetrical dependencies in Ottoman South Eastern Europe. We look to the Ottoman Empire from ...
Slavery and Other Forms of Strong Asymmetrical Dependencies
Online via zoom
09:00 - 05:30
The workshop wants to analyze slavery and other forms of strong asymmetrical dependencies in Ottoman South Eastern Europe. We look to the Ottoman Empire from ...
Public Lecture by Béla Bodó
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15
Béla Bodó is associate professor for Eastern European History at the University of Bonn as well as investigator at the BCDSS. His current research revolves ...
Cultural Heritage and Slavery: Perspectives from Europe
Online via Zoom
02:40 - 02:40
In the context of the global Cultural Heritage boom, where local, national, and global identity constructions are involved and intertwined with interests in ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture Maren Niehoff
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
This lecture explores to what extent one can discern a concept of personal freedom as a basic right in the first century CE. Philo's tractate "On the Freedom ...
Captivity, Slavery and Forced Labor
Online via zoom
02:00
The existence of slavery among the Maya is asserted in almost all publications, but no systematic effort has yet been undertaken to investigate slavery and ...
Dependency and Social Inequality in Pre-Roman Italy
Bonner Universitätsforum,...
09:30
In the past, most studies on pre-Roman societies in Italy (1st millennium BCE) focused on the elites, their representation and cultural contacts. Recently, ...
Public Lecture by Marion Gymnich
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15
Marion Gymnich is professor for English Literature and Culture at the University of Bonn as well as BCDSS Co-Speaker and principal investigator. In her ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Finnbar Barry Flood
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
One of the most celebrated extant medieval Arabic manuscripts is an illustrated copy of the Maqāmāt (Assemblies) of Abu Muhmmad al-Qasim ibn ‘Ali al-Hariri ...
Women and Justice: Female Agency In Late Antique Legal Cultures
Hybrid event: online via ...
09:30
This workshop brings together historians and legal scholars to investigate potential scenarios and loci of conflict resolution through which late antique women ...
Local Dependencies Global Routes
Hybrid event: online via ...
02:00 - 06:00
This Workshop is part of Research Area C, which explores forms of asymmetrical dependency produced at the crossroads of conflicting institutions, norms, and ...
Public Lecture by Michael Zeuske
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15
Michael Zeuske is principal investigator at the BCDSS and was professor for Iberian and Latin American History at the University of Cologne. Michael Zeuske ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Chouki el Hamel
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
This presentation explains how the archives created a wall of silence regarding issues of slavery and race. The archival silence created an intentional gap in ...
Public Lecture by John Coffey, University of Leicester
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15
John Coffey is professor for Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, with a particular interest in the rich and complex history of Protestantism ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Miles Ogborn
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
This lecture examines the ways in which Christianity came to define the debate over slavery and freedom – and the nature of the free black subject – in the ...
Joseph C. Miller Lecture by Toyin Falola
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
One of the hallmarks of research is to reflect and inquire into the characteristics of society and broaden the scope of its development. As a result, research ...
Dies Academicus - Public Lecture by Christoph Antweiler
TBC
02:15 - 03:00
Christoph Antweiler will address questions of "Human Norms in the Anthropocene" as part of the DIES ACADEMICUS on 18 May 2022.
Joseph C. Miller Lecture by Hendrik Hartog
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The talk will reflect about the relationships between criminal law & policing, on the one hand, & property law, on the other, focusing on the historical case ...
Divine and Human Dependencies
Heussallee 18-24, 53113 ...
09:00
Asymmetrical dependencies, esp. strong asymmetrical dependencies, substantially determine social relationships and interactions in the Ancient Near East (ANE) ...
Public Series by Reinhard Zöllner
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
04:10
Reinhard Zöllner is professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Bonn and principal investigator at the the BCDSS. He researches the role of slavery and ...
Joseph C. Miller Lecture by Adriana Chira
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
In nineteenth-century Santiago de Cuba, the island of Cuba's radical cradle, Afro-descendant peasants forged freedom and devised their own formative path to ...
Wissenschaftsrallye 2022 für Schülerinnen und Schüler
Lennéstr. 6, 53113 Bonn
10:00 - 03:00
Das BCDSS nimmt am 7. Mai 2022 von 10h-15h wieder an der Wissenschaftsrallye der Universität Bonn teil! Dieses Jahr geht es um den Zusammenhang von Zucker und ...
Loyalty, Belonging and Dependency in Early Modern Ottoman Empire
Online via zoom
02:00
This bilingual workshop aims at approaching concepts of dependency, loyalty, and belonging in early modern Ottoman society. We will focus not only on ...
Public Lecture by Stephan Conermann
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15
Stephan Conermann is professor for Islamic Studies at the University of Bonn and he is spokesperson and principal investigator at the BCDSS. In his research ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Rafael de Bivar Marquese
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The lecture investigates the history of coffee in the longue durée, from its first emergence in the commercial networks of the Ottoman Empire to the world ...
Public Lecture by Karoline Noack
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15
Karoline Noack is professor for Anthropology of the Americas at Bonn University as well as co-speaker and principal investigator at the BCDSS. She focuses on ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Juan Lewis
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
In this lecture I will analyse whether Jesus of Nazareth, his family, and close friends and disciples were slave owners. Most scholars now agree that the ...
Public Lecture by Michael Schulz
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15 - 07:15
Michael Schulz is professor of Philosophy of Religion at the University of Bonn. His research focus is on Latin American philosophy. In his lecture he explores ...
Slavery in Africa: Past, Legacies and Present (SLAFCO)
University of Yaoundé ...
08:30
Research on slavery in Africa has benefited from a clear dynamism in recent years, supported, partly, by international research programmes as well as by the ...
Slavery in Africa: Past, Legacies and Present (SLAFCO)
University of Yaoundé ...
08:30
The conference is intended to contribute to this assessment of knowledge about slavery in Africa and to take stock of the most recent significant scientific ...
Public Lecture by Jutta Wimmler
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15 - 07:15
Join Jutta Wimmler's public lecture "On Mentally Subduing Africa. The Concept of the Devil in European Writings 15th–19th Centuries"? Jutta Wimmler is BCDSS ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Nabil Matar
Online via zoom
05:00 - 06:30
The study of captivity in the early modern Mediterranean has largely relied on European and Ottoman sources. The Arabic archive furnishes further information ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Paul Lovejoy
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The lecture will discuss how the construction of open-source relational databases has altered the scholarly study of slavery. Once it was thought that there ...
Public Lecture by Julia Hegewald
Hörsaal XVI in the ...
06:15 - 06:15
Julia Hegewald is professor of Oriental Art History at the University of Bonn and principal investigator at the BCDSS. She works on artistic and architectural ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Christine Walker
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
In this talk, Christine Walker discusses her book, Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain’s Atlantic Empire. Jamaica Ladies is the ...
Norms of Dependency in Late Antique and Early Medieval Societies
Heussallee 18-24, 53113 ...
10:20
Even after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Roman law and legal terminology remained formative for late antique and early medieval societies. Their ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Peter Gemeinhardt
Hybrid event: online via ...
04:15 - 06:00
What has education to do with dependency? In a famous letter, Jerome (d. 419) narrates that, in a dream vision, he was called before Christ and accused of ...
Cultural Heritage: Perspectives from the Caribbean
Online via Jitsi
03:00
The workshop aims at approaching the contested heritage of slavery and memory politics in the Caribbean states from an interregional and multidisciplinary ...
Cultural Heritage: Perspectives from the Caribbean
Online via Jitsi
03:00
The workshop aims at approaching the contested heritage of slavery and memory politics in the Caribbean states from an interregional and multidisciplinary ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Johannes Auenmüller
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The discourse on social relationships in the context of status, prestige and belonging is a key aspect of Pharaonic elite culture. Social relations and ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Magnus Ressel
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
Giving the order to send out European ships to transport Africans to the Americas was a rather discreet operation that was strongly connected to the perception ...
Digital Workshop (World Café), 18 February 2022
Online via zoom
09:30 - 06:00
This digital workshop "What is new in the Archaeology of Mobilities? Current issues, latest trends” will take place on 18 February 2022. In order to generate a ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Tommaso Beggio
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The so-called servi poenae were slaves subjugated to their legal status as a consequence of a sentence that deprived convicts of their freedom and, at times, ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Caroline Wallis
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The aim of this talk is to reflect on the consequences of fluctuating levels of asymmetrical dependencies on the symbolic productions of the political and ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Andrew Wells
Online via zoom
04:15 - 06:00
Animals played a central role in the history of transatlantic slavery that has only recently attracted scholarly interest. Of vital importance to plantation ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Karen Woods Weierman
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
Karen Woods Weierman’s recent book, The Case of the Slave-Child, Med: Free Soil in Antislavery Boston, restores the complicated history of antislavery Boston’s ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Pamela Crossley
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The vogue for "ethnicity" in many fields of historical study has reified a concept for which there is little direct evidence in the historical record before ...
Lecture by Bethany J. Walker and Alan Farahani
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 05:00
The Ulrich Haarmann Memorial Lecture is a historical-science-based investigation of food preparation, health, and hygiene practices in the Syrian countryside. ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Girija Joshi
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
This talk reflects upon the contested definitions of ‘rightful’ dependency in early nineteenth-century Panjab, focusing specifically upon the overlapping bonds ...
Presentation on the Exhibition "Resources of Power"
Online via Zoom
03:00 - 04:00
The talk refers to the ongoing experimental exhibition "Resources of Power: How Things Speak about Slavery and Dependency", currently on display at four ...
Open Hour Online Dies Academicus
Online via Zoom
02:00 - 03:30
On December 1st, 2021 the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies will introduce the MA programs “Dependency and Slavery Studies” and “Slavery Studies” ...
Guest Lecture Holger Droessler
Online via Zoom
06:00 - 08:00
On Tuesday 30. November Holger Droessler, who is Assistant Professor of History at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will present his new book "Coconut ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Clara Almagro–Vidal
Hybrid event
04:00 - 06:00
The main reason for the existence of military orders was to protect Christendom and contribute to its growth. In the context of the ongoing conflict between ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Martin Ebner
Hybrid event
04:15 - 06:00
In seinem Brief an Philemon setzt sich der Apostel Paulus dafür ein, dass ein Sklave bekommt, was die christliche Taufformel ihm verspricht: „… da ist nicht ...
Humboldt-Kolleg: Slavery, Freedom, Sustainability, and Pandemic
Hybrid event
09:00
The conference "Humboldt-Kolleg: Slavery, Freedom, Sustainability, and Pandemicis" is organized by Roberto Hofmeister Pich and supported by the Alexander von ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Denis Regnier
Online via Zoom
04:15 - 06:00
The legacy of slavery is a crucial social issue in some, if not all, Malagasy societies. To understand why this is the case, I argue that we need to analyze ...
Public Lecture Series: Control, Coercion, and Constraint
Hybrid event at ...
06:15 - 07:45
Interested in "The Servant and the Servants of God in the Old Testament"? Then join us at our new lectures series. During the winter semester 2021/2022 and the ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Elisabeth Herrmann-Otto
Hybrid event
04:15 - 06:15
In theological and historical research, Christian talk of the "slave of God" has so far been understood as a metaphor. Although it was oriented towards the ...
Public Lecture Series: Control, Coercion, and Constraint
Hybrid event at ...
06:15 - 07:45
Interested in "Simple but Sacral: Tracing the Sinaitic He-tribe and the Origin of ‘our’ Alphabet 4000 Years ago"? Then join us at our new lectures series. ...
Public Lecture Series: Control, Coercion, and Constraint
Hybrid event at ...
06:15 - 07:45
Interested in "Creating Dependency by Means of its Overcoming: A Case Study from the Rise of Tibetan Buddhism"? Then join us at our new lectures series. ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Marcos Leitão De Almeida
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
My work addresses a persistent problem in African history: the deep history of slavery in the Lower Congo region. While historians acknowledge the importance ...
Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture by Marcos Leitão De Almeida
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
My work addresses a persistent problem in African history: the deep history of slavery in the Lower Congo region. While historians acknowledge the importance ...
Public Lecture Series
Hybrid event at ...
06:15 - 07:45
Interested in "Structures of Dependency in the Comprehensive Treatise on Universal Peace"? Then join us at our new lectures series on. During the winter ...
Artistic Communities and Patronage in Asia
Online via Zoom
11:30
This international conference brings together specialist from different disciplines, focusing on a number of regions of Asia, such as India, Nepal, Tibet, the ...
Public Lecture Series: Control, Coercion, and Constraint
Hybrid event at ...
06:15 - 07:15
During the winter semester 2021/2022 and the summer semester 2022, a lectures series organized by the Centre for Religion and Society (ZERG) and the Bonn ...
Joseph C. Miller Lecture by Johannes Auenmüller
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
Johannes Auenmüller (Museo Egizio, Turin) talks about "The Display of Social Relations and Dependencies: Case Studies from Pharaonic Egypt". -- The discourse ...
In the Grip of the Supernatural
Online via Zoom
03:30
The Conference is looking to explore the connection between the phenomenon of dependency and the realm of the supernatural (God, angels, demons) in late ...
Tracking Dependency in late-antique Roman domestic architecture
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
The next Joseph C. Miller Lecture Series on September 27, 2021, by Alessandra Batty, University of Bonn.
Annual Conference "Embodied Dependencies"
Online via Zoom
10:25
The conference “Embodied Dependencies” of Research Area B intends to approach the material evidence of asymmetrical dependencies by examining “embodied ...
Symbolic Acrobatics & Economic Phenomena in early Mesopotamia
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
Balancing Calendars, Stars, Gods, Debts and Social Structrues in the first Millenium BCE. Unfortunately, the lecture by Caroline Wallis has to be rescheduled.
The Art of Healing
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
Next Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture Series on September 13, 2021, by Manuel Barcia Paz, University of Leeds.
The Early Slave Trade
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
The next Joseph C. Miller Lecture Series on September 6, 2021, by David Wheat, Michigan State University.
Truth-effects and differends.
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
In the early 1930s, the Japanese military established a system of brothels, called "comfort stations", for the use of its soldiers and recruited tens of ...
Narratives of Dependency
Online via Zoom
09:00
The workshop seeks to explore the potential as well as the limits of textual sources within approaches to a (comparative) analysis of these structures. ...
Digital Humanities on Slavery
Online via Zoom
04:00 - 06:00
As part of the activities of the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies (BCDSS) of the University of Bonn, in collaboration with the European research ...
Child Slavery in Seventeenth-Century Crimea
Online
04:00 - 06:00
Childhood and children are new areas of research in Ottoman social history. Despite increasing interest in the history of children, we have still not ...
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