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Seminar, Ghana 2009

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture in Williamsburg, Virginia, and the International Institute for the Advanced Study of Cultures, Institutions, and Economic Enterprise in Accra, Ghana, invite applications to participate in a two-week workshop, to be held 12-26 July 2009 in Accra, Ghana.

The purpose of the workshop is to expand and deepen the connections among scholars from sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and the Americas begun at the Omohundro Institute conference,"The bloody Writing is for ever torn": Domestic and International Consequences of the First Governmental Efforts to Abolish the Atlantic Slave Trade, that took place in August 2007, at Accra and Elmina.

Applicants to the 2009 workshop may be advanced graduate students or faculty working on any aspect of the theme "Africa, Europe, and the Americas, 1500-1700." Spaces have been reserved for twelve scholars based in sub-Saharan Africa and eight located in other parts of the world. Expenses paid.

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