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Conference 'Slaving Zones: Cultural Identities, Ideologies, and Institutions in the Evolution of Global Slavery'

It is with great pleasure that the Leiden Slavery Studies Association extends to historians and other scholars of global slavery an invitation to participate in an upcoming conference entitled “Slaving Zones: Cultural Identities, Ideologies, and Institutions in the Evolution of Global Slavery,” to be hosted on 1-2 June 2015 by the Institute for History at Leiden University in the Netherlands.


The Students from Ayotzinapa: security, citizenship and the search for justice in Mexico

On Monday May 18, Latin American Studies will be welcoming a delegation from the survivors and parents of the missing students from Ayotzinapa (Mexico). During the meeting, the parents and students will give their testimony on the current situation of political and criminal violence in Mexico, followed by a debate with scholars, professionals and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and an open debate at the end.