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The workshop has kicked off!

Yesterday, the workshop Intersecting Worlds: The Interplay of Cultures and Technology kicked off with some fantastic keynote addresses! The day concluded with an interesting discussion on the position of researchers across disciplines within their focus of study. After, participants and speakers met for drinks in the common room. Below are some photos from the first day.

Irvince Auguiste discussing past and future developments of his home village in the Kalinago Territory, Dominica.
Christopher DeCorse discussing the beginning of the global trade and the Atlantic system from a West African perspective, spanning pre-colonial and colonial time periods.
The workshop has attracted scholars and researchers from around the world.
Natalie Swanepoel discussing her research in African colonial studies, focussing on South Africa and Ghana
Michael Aird discussing his research early colonial contact and relationships in Australia, based on photographs.
Drinks in the Common Room of the Lorentz Center.

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