Empires and Racialization: The Myth of the Martial Race
Nino Luraghi, Oxford University
March 31, 2021 · 12:00 pm EDT · Zoom
Program in Medieval Studies; Medievalists of Color; Humanities Council
The Medievalists of Color, the Program in Medieval Studies at Princeton University, the Division for Identity Studies at the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, launched a series of online seminars entitled “Sedimented History: The Ancient Precursors to Race, Race-Thinking, and Identity.” Funding by the Humanities Council.
The series “Race, Race-Thinking, and Identity in the Middle Ages and Medieval Studies” convenes researchers based in North America and Europe in order to inspire and further establish reflections about race, race-thinking, and racialization among scholars of late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. It strives to reach beyond disciplinary, geographic, and academic-cultural borderlines. Through intellectual exchange and nuanced multilateral criticism, we seek to develop a richer and more productive understanding of the medieval past as well as its legacy in our modern age.