CFP: The Conference on Black History in the Hudson Valley

The Hudson River Maritime Museum and the Library at the A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center are seeking proposals for the Conference on Black History in the Hudson Valley, Saturday, July 14, 2018. The conference will be held at the Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401 and the Library at the A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center, 43 Gill Street, Kingston, NY 12401.

Re: New Amsterdam in the Dutch Atlantic: A Dialogue on Trade & Entrepreneurship on the 17th-Century World Stage

At 6:30 p.m. on November 6, 2017, the Netherland Club of New York will host a dialogue between historians Wim Klooster and Dennis Maika. Klooster and Maika will exchange ideas and perceptions on such topics as the operation of both state-sponsored commercial monopolies and private entrepreneurship, the practical aspects of arranging trade, cooperation as well as competition between representatives of European empires, the impact of "sustained warfare" in the seventeenth century, and finally, the Dutch commerical legacy in both the Atlantic World and New York.

New Amsterdam in the Dutch Atlantic: A Dialogue on Trade & Entrepreneurship on the 17th-Century World Stage

At 6:30 p.m. on November 6, 2017, the Netherland Club of New York will host historians Wim Klooster and Dennis Maika will exchange ideas and perceptions on such topics as the operation of both state-sponsored commercial monopolies and private entrepreneurship, the practical aspects of arranging trade, cooperation as well as competition between representatives of European empires, the impact of "sustained warfare" in the seventeenth century, and finally, the Dutch commerical legacy in both the Atlantic World and New York.

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