Crossroads Africa: African Engagement in the Making of Early Modernity


Monday, May 20, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, May 21, 2019 (All day)


Gould Hall, Villa i Tatti Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Via di Vincigliata 26, Florence Italy
A two-day conference featuring art historians and curators, archaeologists, and historians of political institutions, economics, and the slave trade to explore how Africans played active roles in shaping global histories c. 1300-1700 and creating transnational spaces, ones that continue to inform the circulation of people, goods, and ideas today. For more information, please click here.