Conference: The Congress of Vienna and Its Global Dimension

On the occasion of the bicentenary of the Congress of Vienna, the Association of Latin American and Caribbean  Historians (ADHILAC) is organizing the international conference “The Congress of  Vienna and its Global Dimension”. The central aim of the conference is to investigate the various impacts of the congress of 1814/15 in different parts of the world on various entangled issues. The conference is kindly hosted by the  Institute of History and the Historical Studies Library at the University of  Vienna, and takes place from Thursday 18th to Monday 22nd September 2014. The conference languages are English and Spanish.

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For all further information on the conference see:

http://www.congresodeviena.at/

The Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz successfully applied for a conference panel on the topic “The Congress of Vienna and the Slave Trade -Religion, International Relations and Humanitarianism”. The aim of this panel is to investigate the importance of the international declaration on the abolition of the slave trade in its global perspective by focusing on the role of religion and religious actors, emerging humanitarianism, and international relations.

Chair:

Prof. Dr. Johannes Paulmann, Director of the Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz

Paper 1:

Consalvi, Castlereagh, and the Clapham Sect: The Declaration against the Slave Trade at the Congress of Vienna and the Role of the Holy See

Dr. Thomas Weller, Senior Researcher at the Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz

Paper 2:

The Congress of Vienna, the Abolition of the Slave Trade, and Latin-American Independence

Dr. Jorge Luengo Sánchez, Humboldt Fellow at the Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz

Paper 3:

Enforcing Abolition – the Congress of Vienna and the Origins of Humanitarian Intervention

Dr. Fabian Klose, Senior Researcher at the Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz

Commentator:

Prof. Dr. Aurelia Martín Casares, Universidad de Granada


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