The Latin American History Speaker Series Presents “Neutrality, Smuggling, and Slavery: United States Merchants in the South Atlantic and the Practice of Free Trade (1797-1809),” a lecture by Fabricio Prado.

Event time: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 202 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

The Latin American History Speaker Series Presents “Neutrality, Smuggling, and Slavery: United States Merchants in the South Atlantic and the Practice of Free Trade (1797-1809),” a lecture by Fabricio Prado.

Fabrício Prado, Asistant Professor of Hitory, College of William and Mary, received his MA from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), in 2002. During his Masters, Fabrício was a research fellow at the Emilio Ravignani Institute for Historical Research at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. His MA thesis was published in 2002 under the title Colônia do Sacramento – the Southernmost Portuguese America (1716-1753). Fabrício received his Ph.D. from Emory University (2009) where he worked under Prof. Susan Socolow. His book manuscript analyzes trans-imperial networks of interaction among Spanish, Portuguese and British subjects in Rio de la Plata. Currently, Fabrício is researching the social and commercial networks linking New England to Rio de la Plata in the last decades of colonial rule in Latin America.

Speaker/Performer: 
Fabricio Prado