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Dirham hoards from Northern Europe, trade in Slavic slaves, and the emergence of Medieval Europe (800-1000)

"Dirhams for Slaves" Seminar, Trinity Term 2015, Oxford

A series of seminars related to the "Dirhams for Slaves" project entitled The Dark Ages’ Dirty Secret? Medieval slavery from the British Isles to the Eurasian steppes and the Mediterranean world will be held in Oxford in the Trinity Term (April-June) 2015. Speakers from Oxford, other British universities and Mainz will talk on topics ranging from drug trade as a potential template for medieval slave trade through fur trade to various aspects of slavery and slave trade in Norman Sicily, Northern Europe, Byzantium, Islamic world and the steppe. The seminars wil be taking place in the Lecture Room of the Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John Street, Oxford.

Detailed programme