Cambria Press New Series! Cambria Studies in Slavery: Past and Present

Cambria Press Studies in Slavery: Past And Present Ana Lucia Araujo

Cambria Press is proud to announce a new, exciting series–the Cambria Studies in Slavery: Past and Present, which will have Professor  Ana Lucia Araujo (author of the highly praised book Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic and editor of Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Interactions, Identities, and Images.

The series will feature high-quality, innovative, and peer-reviewed monographs and edited books that examine the history of slavery and how its memories and legacies remain alive in various regions of the globe. With this aim, the series will include studies on contemporary slavery and human trafficking as well. The geographical scope of the series is broad. It encompasses the Americas, Europe, and Africa, including the Indian Ocean, and the Muslim worlds. Transnational, comparative, and interdisciplinary studies are particularly welcome. Reflecting these international and interdisciplinary dimensions, the editorial board is composed of historians, political scientists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and art historians based on several countries and working on various regions and continents.

  • Luiz Felipe de Alencastro (University of Paris IV- Sorbonne, France)
  • Edward Alpers (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
  • Renée D. Ater (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)
  • Alice Bellagamba (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy)
  • Christine Chivallon (Sciences Po Bordeaux, France)
  • Richard Benjamin (International Slavery Museum, UK)
  • Christopher Fennell (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • Benjamin Lawrance (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Maria Helena Pereira Toledo Machado (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Charmaine Nelson (McGill University, Canada)
  • Joel Quirk (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa)
  • Gunja Sengupta (City University of New York, USA)
  • Ibrahima Thioub (University Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal)
  • Ben Vinson (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • James Walvin (University of York, UK)
  • Michael Zeuske (University of Cologne, Germany)

Themes of interest
• Slavery and the Atlantic Slave Trade in the Americas
• Slavery and Slave Trade in Africa and the Indian Ocean
• Europe and the Atlantic Slave Trade
• Slavery, Ethnicity, and Identity Building
• Slavery and Gender
• Slavery and Resistance
• History and Memory of Emancipation in the Americas
• History and Memory of Emancipation in Africa and the Indian Ocean
• Memory and Heritage of Slavery
• Visual Culture of Slavery
• Contemporary Slavery
• Human Trafficking
• Reparations for Slavery

For more information on the series and to submit a book proposal, please send an e-mail to Ana Lucia Araujo at aaraujo[at]

Cambria Press will also be at African Studies Association conference, so please drop by the Cambria Press booth to learn more about this series.

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