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 European Slaves:
Christians in African
Pirate Encounters

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News 

Review of Verschleppt, Verkauft, Versklavt: Deutschsprachige Sklavenberichte aus Nordafrika (1550–1800) in Historische Zeitschrift.

Review of Verschleppt, Verkauft, Versklavt: Deutschsprachige Sklavenberichte aus Nordafrika (1550–1800) in H-Soz-Kult.

Online article
"Ein weißer Sklave macht Karriere", RP Online, November 13, 2020, online.

Radio report
"Diagonal zum Thema: Sklaverei", Ö1, February 29, 2020.
"Das Inhaltsverzeichnis", 4:28 min.
"Deutschsprachige Sklavenberichte aus Nordafrika", 5:01 min.

Online article
"Vormoderne Sklaverei am Mittelmeer", science.ORF.at, December 6, 2019, online.

Newspaper article
"Piraten lockten 50.000 Besucher nach Ambras", Tiroler Tagezeitung, September 11, 2019.

Online article
Piraterie und Sklaverei: Auf Menschenjagd im MittelmeerDer Standard,  July 2, 2019, online.

Newspaper article
"Wie ein Tiroler Bauer von Piraten versklavt wurde", Tiroler Tageszeitung Magazin, July 15, 2018.

Newspaper article
"Menschenhandel im Mittelmeerraum", Die Presse, June 9, 2018.

Lecture
Robert Spindler (Innsbruck), "Renegados: Converted Christians in British Barbary Captivity Narratives", International Symposium Buccaneers, Corsairs, Pirates and Privateers: Connecting the Early Modern Seas, Bielefeld University, 13.04.2018.

Lecture
Robert Spindler (Innsbruck), "Three Early Modern Barbary Captivity Narratives in the German Language and their Portrayal of Islam", Mediterranean Collaborative, Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World at the University of Minnesota, 08.11.2017.

Lecture
Robert Spindler (Innsbruck), "Masters, Agusins and Renegados: Portrayals of Muslims in Early Modern Barbary Captivity Narratives from Germany and Austria", SAGES Program, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, 04.11.2017.

Newspaper article
"Auf zum Entern!", Der Standard.

Lecture
Robert Spindler (Innsbruck), "Merckwürdige Lebens- und Reisebeschreibung: Der Bericht des Johann Michael Kühn", Erzählen zwischen Fakt und Fiktion (workshop), Innsbruck, 23.02.2017.

Article
German article about our conference on "Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean: 1530-1810" in Innsbruck.

Newspaper article
"Als christlicher Gefangener unter Piraten", Der Standard.


Contact us:

Mario Klarer
Project Leader

Phone:
+43 (0)512 507 4172

Fax:
+43 (0)512 507 2879

E-mail:
mario.klarer@uibk.ac.at

Mail:
Institut für Amerikastudien
Universität Innsbruck
Innrain 52
6020 Innsbruck
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Media clips

Online media

November 2020: Online article: "Ein weißer Sklave macht Karriere", RP Online, November 13, 2020, online.

December 2019: Online article: "Vormoderne Sklaverei am Mittelmeer", science.ORF.at, December 6, 2019, online.

July 2019: Online article: "Piraterie und Sklaverei: Auf Menschenjagd im Mittelmeer", Der Standard, July 2, 2019, online.


Print media

September 2019: Newspaper article: "Piraten lockten 50.000 Besucher nach Ambras", Tiroler Tagezeitung, September 11, 2019, page 10.

July 2018: Newspaper article on the project: "Wie ein Tiroler Bauer von Piraten versklavt wurde", Tiroler Tageszeitung Magazin, July 15, 2018, page 28-29.

June 2018: Newspaper article on the project: "Menschenhandel im Mittelmeerraum", Die Presse, June 9, 2018, page 100.

June 2017: Newspaper article on the project: "Auf zum Entern!", Der Standard, June 14/15, 2017, page F1.

June 2015: Newspaper article on the project: "Als christlicher Gefangener unter Piraten", Der Standard, June 3/4, 2015, page F8.

November 2014: Magazine article on Khalid Bekkaoui's stay in Innsbruck: "Kulturelle Begegnungen", Zukunft forschung 2/2014, page 48.


Audio files

February 29, 2020: "Diagonal zum Thema: Sklaverei" on Ö1, 5:05 pm, arranged and presented by Peter Waldenberger

January 26–30, 2015: Radio series: Mario Klarer in "Betrifft Geschichte" on Ö1, 5:55 pm.

Logo January 26: "Piraterie und Sklavenhandel seit der Antike"
January 27: "Formen nordafrikanischer Sklaverei"
January 28: "Sexuelle Standhaftigkeit versklavter Christinnen"
January 29: "Berichte geflohener oder freigekaufter ehemaliger Sklaven"
January 30: "Cervantes, Defoe und Rousseau"

February 25, 2014: Radio interview with Mario Klarer on Radio Freirad 105,9 (in "uni konkret", radio broadcast of the University of Innsbruck, February 2014, www.uibk.ac.at/ipoint/uni-konkret/).


Video files

November 13–14, 2014: we held a conference on "Perspectives on Northern Africa in the Early Modern Period: Piracy, Slavery, and Diplomacy" at Innsbruck University. The speakers were Khalid Bekkaoui, Carsten Junker, Magnus Ressel, Joachim Östlund, Elisabeth Watzka-Pauli, and Gillian Weiss.

Tobias Auböck (Innsbruck University): Opening remarks

 

Khalid Bekkaoui (Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Fez):
“Islamic Otherness and the Ambiguous Quest for Identity in American Barbary Captivity Narratives”

 

Joachim Östlund (Lund University):
“The Barbary Captivity Narrative and Other Stories from Northern Africa”

 

Magnus Ressel (University of Frankfurt):
“Algerian Captivity and World Literature. The Example of The Jew's Beech (Die Judenbuche)”

 

Elisabeth Watzka-Pauli (University of Graz):
“The Trinitarians of the Habsburg Monarchy in the 18th Century and Their ‘Redemptions’ of Slaves on the Barbary Coast”

 

Gillian Weiss (Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio):
“A Huguenot Captive in ‘Uthman Dey’s Court: Histoire chronologique du royaume de Tripoly (1685) and Its Author”