Archival Workshop

Archival Workshop – SLAFNET

Slavery and Slave Trade Research in the Portuguese Archives: The Indian  Ocean1

Center of History School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon.

17th – 20th July 2018

Front row L to R : Vijaya Teelock, Eugenia Rodriques, Jayshree Mungur-Medhi, Stephanie Tamby                                                                      Back row L to R : Vitor Luis Gaspar Rodriques, Augusto Nascimento, Stephan Karghoo, Luis Frederico Dias Antunes, Hermenegildo Fernandes, Jose Damiao Rodrigues, arlos Almeida , Ashikoye Okoko

Hermenegildo Fernandes, Director Center for History University of Lisbon, giving the welcome address.

Jose Damiao Rodrigues giving introductory remarks on African Slavery Research, Archives and Collections.

Portuguese sources on slavery in Mozambique, 16 th – 19 th  centuries presented by Eugenia Rodrigues

Luis Frederico Dias Antunes presenting about East Africa and the River Plate: slaves and silver business in Portuguese records.


Vitor Luis Gaspar Rodrigues presents about ‘Researching the slave trade and forced labor migration’

Visit at the Library of the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

Guided tour inside the library

Top & Bottom: At the Diplomatic Historical Archive

Top & Bottom: Some of the  Archival documents about the  Indian Ocean trade on display at the Overseas Historical Archive


1This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 734596




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