Exploratory workshop: 'Race in the Iberian World, 1500-1700'

Organisers: Antonio Feros (University of Pennsylvania) and Giuseppe Marcocci (Exeter College, Oxford)

This workshop is a joint initiative of the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, Exeter College, Oxford, and the Oxford Centre for European History.


9.30-10.00 – Arrival and Coffee

10.00-10.30 – Giuseppe Marcocci (Oxford), Welcome
Antonio Feros (UPenn), Introduction: The colour of difference – Defining otherness in early modern Spain

10.30-11.30 – Stephanie M. Cavanaugh (Oxford), Race, religion, and the Moriscos in sixteenth-century Spain

11.30-12.00 – Coffee

12.00-13.00 – Carmen Fracchia (Birkbeck, London), Whitening the African body in Hapsburg Spain

13.00-14.00 – Lunch

14.00-15.00 – Chloe Ireton (UCL), Debating race in the Iberian Atlantic

15.00-15.15 – Coffee

15.15-16.15 – Giuseppe Marcocci (Oxford), Race and society in the Iberian tropics

16.15-17.00 – Final discussion (Moderator: Antonio Feros, UPenn)

Attendance is by invitation only. For information, please write to giuseppe.marcocci@history.ox.ac.uk