Category: Submodul 2a: “Genoese Merchant Networks in Africa and across the Atlantic Ocean (ca. 1450–1530)”

In collaboration with Italian, US-American, North-African and South-African partners, the Standing Working Group of the GHI Rome is studying “Genoese Merchant Networks in Africa and across the Atlantic Ocean (ca. 1450–1530)” and the importance of the circulation of people, objects and institutes between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic area.

Objects Circulation, Material Culture, and the History of Enslaved People in and outside Africa

In 2016, I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, launched the ongoing project “Crossroads Africa.” Recognizing that the sub-Saharan African continent in particular has been anachronistically isolated from Renaissance studies, I...

Submodul 2a: “Genoese Merchant Networks in Africa and across the Atlantic Ocean (ca. 1450–1530)”

In collaboration with Italian, US-American, North-African and South-African partners, the Standing Working Group of the GHI Rome is studying “Genoese Merchant Networks in Africa and across the Atlantic Ocean (ca. 1450–1530)” and the importance...