BCDSS Conferences

Humans as Gifts: Historical and Anthropological Approaches
Bonner Universitätsforum,...
09:00 AM
Why would someone give a human being as a gift? Who are the giver and the taker? How does the gift-giving affect the life and status of the gifted human? The ...
Gendered Segregation and Gendering Segregation
Bonner Universitätsforum,...
12:00 PM
In-person event. Please note that all talks are based on papers that have been pre-circulated to speakers. Please register by 15 April via Email to: ...
Conference: Autorität und Soft Power im Judentum und Christentum
Arbeitnehmer-Zentrum ...
06:00 PM
Machtausübung geschieht in Judentum und Christentum auf vielfältige Weise, ohne dass dabei auf rohe Gewalt zurückgegriffen wird. Über Jahrhunderte hinweg haben ...
Monumentality in Southern Central America Conference
Department of Ancient ...
09:30 AM
Monumentality in Southern Central America: Complexity, Inequality, Dependency? Perspectives on Human and other-than-human Relationships A Hybrid ...
Annual Conference: Households as Coercive Labour Regimes
International Institute ...
10:00 AM
The conference will focus in the larger household organizations, including the private households of the military, political and economic elites, but also, for ...
Archaeologies of Dependency in Latin America
Hybrid Event, Bonner ...
Whole Day
This international conference will explore asymmetrical dependencies and related phenomena in Latin America from an archaeological point of view. A recent ...
Children at Work, in a Period of Transition, 400-1000 AD
HYBRID event: On site ...
09:30 AM - 07:00 PM
A comparative conference, organized by Heinz Heinen Fellow Christian Laes, that will enable the audience to pay attention to voices often unheard, in language ...
Public narratives of history: Indigenous & Afro-Brazilian slavery
HYBRID event
01:00 PM
The institution of slavery lasted more than three centuries in Brazil, the last country to abolish black slavery in the Americas in 1888. This event aims to ...
International Conference
Bonner Universitätsforum ...
02:30 PM
Competing Memories: The Politics of Remembering Enslavement, Emancipation and Indentureship in the Caribbean
Socare Junior Conference 2022
Online via Zoom
03:00 PM
Whose knowledge is recognized, and what voices are heard within Caribbean studies? This conference focuses on how knowledge is produced, shared, and received, ...
International Conference: Social History of Capitalism
Online via Zoom
03:00 PM
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 ...
Whole Day
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 PM
This conference focuses on the bodies and embodiments of spirits, their (im-)materialities, and the bodily transformations, which they may be ...
Annual Conference “Norms, Institutions & Practices of Dependency"
Hybrid event: online via ...
09:00 AM
Since 2018, the Bonn Center of Dependency and Slavery Studies (BCDSS) unites internationally renowned scholars researching historic forms of strong ...
New Perspectives on Cultural Heritage and German Global History
Bonn Center for ...
03:55 PM
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 ...
Slavery in Africa: Past, Legacies and Present (SLAFCO)
University of Yaoundé ...
08:30 AM
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 ...
Humboldt-Kolleg: Slavery, Freedom, Sustainability, and Pandemic
Hybrid event
09:00 AM
The conference "Humboldt-Kolleg: Slavery, Freedom, Sustainability, and Pandemicis" is organized by Roberto Hofmeister Pich and supported by the Alexander von ...
Artistic Communities and Patronage in Asia
Online via Zoom
11:30 AM
This international conference brings together specialist from different disciplines, focusing on a number of regions of Asia, such as India, Nepal, Tibet, the ...
In the Grip of the Supernatural
Online via Zoom
03:30 PM
The Conference is looking to explore the connection between the phenomenon of dependency and the realm of the supernatural (God, angels, demons) in late ...
Annual Conference "Embodied Dependencies"
Online via Zoom
Whole Day
The conference “Embodied Dependencies” of Research Area B intends to approach the material evidence of asymmetrical dependencies by examining “embodied ...
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