Media

European Slaves:
Christians in African
Pirate Encounters


News:

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

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

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Mediaclips

Print media

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

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. Speakers were Khalid Bekkaoui, Carsten Junker, Magnus Ressel, Joachim Oestlund, 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”