Latin America & Caribbean Workshop - "Slavery, Freedom and Civil Law in the Brazilian Courts (1860-1888): How the Black Lawyer Luiz Gama Developed a Legal Doctrine that Freed Five Hundred Slaves"

Latin America and Caribbean Workshop
Event date: 
March 6, 2020 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Speaker(s): 
Bruno Lima
Max Planck Institute for European and Legal History
Seminar Series: 
Latin America and Caribbean Workshop
Co-Sponsored by: 
Program in Latin American Studies
Audience: 
Public

"Slavery, Freedom and Civil Law in the Brazilian Courts (1860-1888): How the Black Lawyer Luiz Gama Developed a Legal Doctrine that Freed Five Hundred Slaves"

Bruno Lima, Max Planck Institute for European and Legal History


For more information and for a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please contact Felice Physioc by email at fphysioc@princeton.edu.

Contact: 
Felice Physioc
Area of Interest: 
Constitutional History
Latino
Legal History
Slavery
Region: 
Latin America and the Caribbean
Period: 
19th Century