Cross-Cultural Violence and Its Restraint in the Early Modern World

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Dear Colleagues, 

We are happy to invite you to attend the online workshop on Cross-Cultural Violence and Its Restraint in the Early Modern World that we will host on September 24th-25th (4-6 pm CEST). 

Deadline for registration is September 23. Those willing to attend any of the sessions are kindly invited to send a request to the email: in advance of the online meeting.



24th September

15:45 Welcome address, Bartolomé Yun Casalilla (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

16:00 "Between Anhilitation and Diplomacy: Policies towards Indigenous Peoples in Dutch American Colonies", Mark Meuwese (University of Winnipeg)

16:20 "Black Lutherans, English Corsairs, Panamanian Authorities and the Politics of Violence in the Spanish Global Empire", Jorge Díaz Ceballos (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

16:40 Debate

17:00 Break

17:20 "Violence, Negotiation, and Cross-Cultural Adaption in the Portuguese Conquest of Angola (1575-1639)", Miguel G. Rodrigues (European University Institute/CHAM Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

17:40 "Local Disputes and Conflict Resolution: The East India Companies in Seventeenth-Century Gujarat", Guido Van Meersbergen (University of Warwick)

18:00 Debate

25th September

16:00 "Raiding Practices and Cross-Cultural Violence in the Early Modern Mediterranean", Brian Sandberg (Northern Illinois University)

16:20 "La imposibilidad de moderación por la superioridad creencial en el Mediterráneo", Miguel Ángel de Bunes (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas)

16:40 Debate

17:00 Break

17:20 "The Political Economy of Violence Escalation and De-escalation on the Global Frontiers of the Iberian Empires", Jose M. Escribano (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

17:40 "A Micro-comparative Perspective on Cross-Cultural Violence", Igor Pérez Tostado (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

18:00 Debate

18:20 Final debate and Conclusions Jose M. Escribano


Contact Info: 

Jose M. Escribano-Páez (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)
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Twitter: @FrontierPeace