POSTPONED: "The Antislavery Moment: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Origins of the Abolitionist Impulse"

Event date: 
March 27, 2020 - 1:00pm to March 28, 2020 - 5:00pm
Audience: 
Public

PLEASE NOTE: THIS CONFERENCE IS POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020

"The Antislavery Moment: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Origins of the Abolitionist Impulse"


The conference would be an invited gathering of scholars who work on abolition, anti-slavery politics, capitalism, and slavery. Featuring scholars who scholars who work on abolition, anti-slavery politics, capitalism, and slavery, "The Antislavery Moment", will revisit the classic questions about therelationship between the marketplace and abolition in light of new historiographical trends.


Organized by: 

  • Professor Matthew Karp, Princeton University
  • Professor Peter Wirzbicki, Princeton University
  • The Center for Collaborative History

Cosponsored by:

  • Center for Collaborative History
  • Humanities Council
  • Program in American Studies
  • Program in Latin American Studies
  • University Center for Human Values
Contact: 
Jennifer Loessy
Area of Interest: 
Economic History
Historiography
History of Capitalism
Labor History
Political History
Race & Ethnicity
Slavery
Social History
Period: 
19th Century
20th Century