Anti-slavery discourse and early 19th century transnational views on states, nations and citizens

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Abstract

Starting from a close analysis of Ary Scheffer's painting Christus Consolator, this draft article explores the entanglement of citizenship discourse and post-Congress of Vienna state formation, with a focus on slavery discourse that challenges the historiographic 'radical enlightenment' argument.

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ConferenceReligion and Nationalism
CountryNetherlands
CityUtrecht
Period17/06/1917/06/19
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Bibliographical note

This is work in progress. An earlier version has been presented at a Dutch conference on Nov. 9 2018 in Zeist, De Schaduw van de slavernij; Het Reveil en de strijd tegen oude en nieuwe slavernij (The shadow of slavery. Reveil and the fight against historical and new slavery.

Keywords

  • Nationalism
  • Slavery
  • citizenship
  • paintings
  • poems

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    Legêne, S. (2019). Anti-slavery discourse and early 19th century transnational views on states, nations and citizens. Paper presented at Religion and Nationalism, Utrecht, Netherlands.