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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Insurance and the Slave Trade in the Long Eighteenth Century,” November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 – 10:30 am

November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2021 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Insurance and the Slave Trade in the Long Eighteenth Century (Acadian)

Chair: Christian Burset, Notre Dame Law School (cburset@nd.edu), Commentator: Christian Burset, Notre Dame Law School (cburset@nd.edu)

James Oldham, Georgetown University (oldham@law.georgetown.edu) Insuring British Slave Cargo in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries

Hannah Farber, Columbia University (haf2126@columbia.edu) The Legality of Insuring Slave Voyages After 1807

Mallory Hope, Yale University (mallory.hope@yale.edu)
Purchased, Redeemed, Commodified: The Status of the Enslaved in French Insurance Law, 1681-1791

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.


November 6, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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