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Barcelona Colloquium on Slavery, Feb 9-10, 2012

The Casa de Velázquez, Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC, Barcelona), and EURESCL (7e PCRD, Sciences socio-économiques et humaines) are hosting a colloquium: “Être esclave: Dynamiques sociales, identités, acculturation (XIIIe-XVIe siècle),” Feb. 9-10, 2012.

Être esclave

Dynamiques sociales, identités, acculturation (XIIIe-XVIe siècle)

9 février-10 février 2012
BARCELONA
Colloque

Coord. : FABIENNE GUILLEN, ROSER SALICRÚ I LLUCH
Org. : Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC, Barcelona), École des hautes études hispaniques et ibériques (Casa de Velázquez, Madrid), EURESCL (7e PCRD, Sciences socio-économiques et humaines)

Institució Milà i Fontanals
C/ Egipcíaques, 15.
Barcelona. E-08001 (ESPAÑA)

Programme

JEUDI 9 FÉVRIER

10h00-13h15

Ouverture

Modérateur : JOSÉ LUIS RUÍZ PEINADO Universitat de Barcelona

GIANFRANCO REBUCINI École des hautes études en sciences sociales, París
Ac-culturation et culture. Points aveugles et enjeux épistémologiques d’un usage problématique en anthropologie

CRISTINA DE LA PUENTE Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, CSIC, Madrid
La identidad del esclavo a través de la colección de fetuas de al-Wansharisi

ROSER SALICRÚ I LLUCH Institució Milà i Fontanals, CSIC, Barcelona
Ruptura, xoc cultural, adaptació? Captura i inserció d’esclaus musulmans a la Corona d’Aragó tardomedieval

15H30-20H00

Modérateur : GREGORIO SALINERO Université Paris I

JOSEP HERNANDO Universitat de Barcelona
La conversió al cristianisme dels esclaus: un mitjà de socialització

AURELIA MARTÍN CASARES Universidad de Granada
La instrucción moral y religiosa de los negroafricanos en la España Moderna

GIOVANNI RICCI Università di Ferrara
Chaînes d’esclaves: un symbole d’identité fiable? (Italie, XVIe-XVIIe siècles)

ALESSANDRO STELLA UMR 8558, París
Les constructions identitaires des esclaves et des affranchis en terre andalouse (Cadix, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles)

MICHEL GIRAUD École des hautes études en sciences sociales, París
Le nécessaire passage de l’identité-substance à l’identité-relation. Le cas de l’esclavage antillais

VENDREDI 10 FÉVRIER

9H30-13H00

Modérateur : JOSÉ PARDO TOMÁS Institució Milà i Fontanals, CSIC, Barcelona

FABIENNE GUILLEN Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour
Ego Caterina olim Cumba nuncupata. Autour de la notion de “slave agency”

RAÚL GONZÁLEZ ARÉVALO Universidad de Granada
Esclavitud y normativa ciudadana. Dinámicas sociales de integración y exclusión en las ordenanzas municipales de la Corona de Castilla (siglos XV-XVI)

CARMEL FERRAGUD Universitat Miguel Hernández d’Elx
Els esclaus, pacients i practicants de la medicina al regne de València (segles XIV-XV)

ANTONIO DE ALMEIDA MENDES Université de Nantes
Mobilités, travail et contrainte au Portugal à l’époque moderne (XVe-XVIe siècles)

15H30-18H00

Modérateur : NATIVIDAD PLANAS Université Clermont-Ferrand II

IVÁN ARMENTEROS Institució Milà i Fontanals, CSIC, Barcelona
El proceso de socialización del esclavo en la Barcelona renacentista

KATE LOWE University of London
Becoming free. Life after slavery in Renaissance Venice

JOSEP MARTÍ Institució Milà i Fontanals, CSIC, Barcelona
Conclusions

Thanks to Adam G. Beaver for the tip.

More Newspaper Reviews of Murphy’s God’s Jury

The January 28, 2012 Wall Street Journal features a review by Geoffrey Parker of Cullen Murphy, God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012).

The January 29, 2012 New York Times features a review by Samuel G. Freedman.

 

Abstracts of the University of Virginia Inquisition Symposium

Early Modern Spanish History Notes is proud to host the program and abstracts of the history panels that appeared at the University of Virginia Inquisition Symposium in November, 2011. (There was also a workshop for deciphering early Spanish sources, whose content doesn’t translate well to the blog.)

This site will be featuring the symposium as a special page for some indefinite period of time. Thanks to all the contributors for allowing me to highlight their unpublished work.

Reviews in the Journal of Social History Fall ’11

The Fall 2011 Journal of Social History has two reviews for us:

A. Katie Harris reviews Alexandra Parma Cook and Noble David Cook, The Plague Files: Crisis Management in Sixteenth-Century Seville (LSU Press, 2009).

Peter A. Coclanis reviews David Hancock, Oceans of Wine: Madeira and the Emergence of American Trade and Taste (Yale, 2009).

Bleichmar on “Contested Visions” in the NYRB

The February 9, 2012 New York Review of Books contains a review by Daniela Bleichmar of the exhibition: Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and of the book, Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World, ed. Ilona Katzew (Yale, 2011).

New Book: Ruiz, The Terror of History

Teo F. Ruiz, The Terror of History: On the Uncertainties of Life in Western Civilization (Princeton, 2011). The books seems to be a wide-ranging meditation on history rather than simply Spanish history, but surely it will be of special interest to us, his colleagues in Spanish history.

University of Michigan Searching for Historian of Sephardic Jewry

The University of Michigan is seeking a historian of Sephardic Jewry, 15th through 19th centuries, at the assistant professor level.

NYT Review of Murphy, “God’s Jury”

The January 18, 2012 New York Times features a review by Patricia Cohen of Cullen Murphy, God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012).

Architecture & European Courts: Madrid and Mexico City

The Politics of Space: European Courts ca. 1500-1750, ed. Marcello Fantoni, George Gorse, and Malcolm Smuts (Rome: Bulzoni Editore, 2009) has three essays for us:

Jesús Escobar, “A Forum for the Court of Philip IV: Architecture and Space in Seventeenth-Century Madrid,” p. 121-40.

Linda A. Curcio-Nagy, “Commemorating the Conquest: Local Politics and Festival Statecarft in Early Colonial Mexico City,” p. 171-89.

Magdalena S. Sánchez, “Privacy, Family, and Devotion at the Court of Philip II,” p. 361-81.

AHR December 2011: Reviews

The American Historical Review 116 (December 2011) has four reviews:

In a “featured review,” Joshua Goode reviews Vanita Seth, Europe’s Indians: Producing Racial Difference, 1500-1900 (Duke, 2010).

Matt D. Childs reviews Alejandro de la Fuente, Havana and the Atlantic in the Sixteenth Century (UNC Press, 2008).

Matthew O’Hara reviews Brian R. Larkin, The Very Nature of God: Baroque Catholicism and Religious Reform in Bourbon Mexico City (University of New Mexico Press, 2010).

Sinclair Thompson reviews Alberto Flores Galindo, In Search of an Inca: Identity and Utopia in the Andes, ed. and trans. Carlos Aguirre (Cambridge, 2010).