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Black Sea Slavery Workshop

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the workshop “Slavery in The Black Sea Region: Forms of Unfreedom at the Intersection between Islam and Christianity, c. 900-1900,” hosted by Leiden Slavery Studies Association and taking place at Leiden University on 30-31 May 2017 (location: Lipsius building, room 1.48).


Call for papers: SLAVERY IN THE BLACK SEA REGION, C. 1000-1900

It is with great pleasure that we invite historians of slavery and of the Black Sea region to participate in the upcoming workshop entitled “Slavery in the Black Sea Region, c. 1000-1900: Forms of Unfreedom at the Intersection between Orthodox Christianity and Islam” to be hosted on 30-31 May 2017 by Leiden University in the Netherlands. 


Conference "Slaves to the System: North Korean Forced Labour in the EU"

LeidenAsiaCentre kindly invites you to attend an afternoon conference on the occasion of the publication of the first research report by the Slaves to the System research group: North Korean Forced Labour in the EU, the Polish Case: How the Supply for a Captive DPRK Workforce Meets Our Demand for Cheap Labour.   Date 6 July 2016 Time 14:00 -17:00  hrs. Address   Academy Building Rapenburg 73 2311 GJ Leiden Room Klein Auditorium, Academy Building, Rapenburg 73, Leiden


Global Abolitionisms Network

Maartje Janse recently received a seed grant from Leiden Global Interactions to set up an international network of scholars working on abolitionism. The new website for the Global Abolitionisms Network can be accessed as a link on our LSSA website (in the right-hand menu) or directly at GlobaL Abolitionisms . Below you’ll find the aims and scope of the network.