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Slaves Who Owned Slaves in Bahia, Brazil, 1800-1850
Friday, March 22, 2024, 04:30pm - 06:00pm
Contact Santiago Conti (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Speaker Bio: 


João Jose Reis is interested in the history of slavery in Brazil, particularly urban slavery, collective and individual resistance, biographies of ex-slaves, among other themes. He holds a degree in History from the Catholic University of Salvador (1974), also studied Social Sciences from the Federal University of Bahia (1971-75), obtained a Master's Degree in History (1977) and a Doctor of History (1982) from the University of Minnesota. He was a visiting professor at the universities of Michigan (Ann Arbor), Princeton, Brandeis, Texas (Austin) and at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. He was a visiting researcher at the University of London, the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford) and the National Humanities Center (Research Triangle, NC), among others. He is a Full Professor of the Department of History of the Federal University of Bahia. He was on several occasions a member of the Advisory Committee on History of CNPq, of which he is Researcher 1A. He received the Commendation of Scientific Merit from the Ministry of Science and Technology in the classes of Commendator (2004) and Grand Cross (2010), and is a Lifetime Foreign Honorary Member of the American Historical Association. His book "Death is a party" received the Jabuti Award for Best Work, Essay category, in 1992, and the Haring Award of the American Historical Association, in 1997, among others.

More About Reis: Here  

Read the research paper: Here


This workshop will be held hybrid (in-person and Zoom). Registration is only required for those who attend via Zoom. 

SPONSOR: Princeton University’s Center for Collaborative History and the Program in Latin American Studies, and by Rutgers University’s Center for Latin American Studies and Department of History

Poster LACW 2023 24

Location Dickinson Hall, Room 211 or Zoom