Lectures on Dutch Connections with North American Slavery

On 19 October and 15 December 2016 Leiden will host two lectures on the Dutch connections with North American slavery.

On 19 October 2016 the first Leiden International Seminar on the Atlantic will take place. The first LISA lecture is given by Susanah Shaw Romney, author of the book New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America (UNC Press, 2014)for which she has received various awards. Susanah Shaw Romney is Assistant Professor at New York University, and currently works on a new project looking at gender, settlement, and land claims in the seventeenth-century Dutch empire in North America, Guyana, South Africa, and Java.

The lecture will be followed by drinks. 

Attendance is free, but please register via Suze Zijlstra: s.zijlstra@hum.leidenuniv.nl  

 

LISA Lecture Fall Schedule

 

Date: 19 October 

Time: 15.30

Speaker: Susanah Shaw Romney, NYU

Location: Universiteit Leiden, Johan Huizingagebouw (Doelensteeg 16, Leiden), Conference Room

 

Date: 15 December 

Time: 15.30

Speaker: Pepijn Brandon, IISG/VU, "Paths through Monticello: Dutch finance and the expansion of North-American slavery"

Location: Universiteit Leiden, Johan Huizingagebouw (Doelensteeg 16, Leiden), Conference Room.

Last Modified: 19-09-2016