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Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society

Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society, Malta Study Society sponsored session at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 14–17, 2015

The Malta Study Center of the Hill Manuscript Library will be sponsoring a session entitled “Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society” at the The 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies to take place on May 14–17, 2015. This session will focus on the role slavery as an economic force linking disparate religious and ethnic communities across religions and kingdoms, where the role of unpaid, forced labor provided a common economic and cultural relationship between Muslim and Christian communities controlling the Mediterranean Sea.


Posted on Aug 13, 2014 in Calls for Papers

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