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ONLINE - Working Lunch with Trevor Burnard (Hull) and Giorgio Riello (Florence), April 8, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm

Working Lunch

Image: Slaves cutting sugarcane on the Caribbean island of Antigua, aquatint from Ten Views of the Island of Antigua by William Clark, 1832 (Public Domain | The British Library)

The Institute for European Global Studie and the Department of History are pleased to announce an Online-Working Lunch with Trevor Burnard and Giorgio Riello on «Commodities, Slavery & the New History of Capitalism».

In the following weeks we are aiming at returning step by step to our global cooperation in research and teaching, although under the special conditions of social distancing. 

Fortunately, Trevor Burnard (University of Hull) and Giorgio Riello (EUI Florence) have agreed to carry out the event originally planned as the next Working Lunch in the format of a Zoom lecture with following discussion. 

Therefore we would like to cordially invite you to this online event, organized in cooperation with the Institute for European Global Studies.

The event will be live-streamed on Zoom on April 8, 2020, from 2:00-4:00pm. You are cordially invited to join us online: https://unibas.zoom.us/j/948709395

Trevor Burnard is Wilberforce Professor of Slavery and Emancipation and Director of the Wilberforce Institute at the University of Hull. Giorgio Riello is Professor of Early Modern Global History at the Department of History and Civilization of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence.

The Working Lunches are a regular event at the Institute for European Global Studies. They serve as a platform of communication between the researchers of the institute, visiting scholars and associated members.

Registration / Preparation:

The discussion with Trevor Burnard and Giorgio Riello will be based on a precirculated paper and a PPP-presentation. If you want to register for the event and get access to the paper and the ppp-presentation, please contact Lars Kury: lars.kury@unibas.ch