Budapest 2017

Fifth European Congress on World and Global History

Organized by the European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH) and hosted at the Central European University and the Corvinus University (Budapest, 31 August – 3 September 2017).

Double-panel “Atlantic Italies: Economic, Cultural and Political Entanglements (late 15th – early 19th Centuries)”

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Chair – Silvia Marzagalli

Friday 1 September

First panel, 9.00 to 12.00

Carlo Taviani (Deutsches Historisches Institut, Roma), Steven Teasdale (University of Toronto), Genoese merchant networks from the Black Sea to West Africa and the Americas (15th-16th centuries)

Cecilia Tarruell (University of Oxford), Between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. The network of the Gasparo Corso brothers in the late
th century

Alida Clemente (Università di Foggia), Atlantic Naples. Merchant networks and new consumptions in the eightheenth century

Luca Codignola (University of Notre Dame / Saint Mary’s University / Université de Montréal), Antonio Filicchi, Vito Viti, and other Atlantic entrepreneurs from the Grand Duchy of Tuscany to the United States, 1815-1847

12.00-13.30 Lunchbreak

Second panel, 13.30 to 15.30 pm

Roberto Zaugg (Université de Lausanne), From the Mediterranean Sea to the royal court of Benin. Trade networks and cultural meanings of red coral (15th-18th centuries)

Alejandro García-Montón (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla), Mediterranean institutions and the transatlantic slave trade. Creation, diffusion, and re-appropriation (17th and 18th centuries)

Anne Ruderman (Harvard University), Venetian beads for the Atlantic slave trade

Giulia Bonazza (EUI Florence) and Alessandro Tuccillo (Collegium de Lyon, IEA – Université de Lyon), Italian States and Atlantic slave trade. Imperial diplomacy and debates on slavery during the first half of the 19th century.