Does consent have a history? Looking for answers to this broad question, this workshop will focus specifically on the meaning of consent to empire in the early modern period.
We will do so by discussing how ideas and practices of consent developed in the Portuguese and Spanish empires from both European and Indigenous perspectives.
Convenors: José Vicente Serrão, Sonia Tycko and Tamar Herzog
Organization: journal Ler História, CIES-Iscte, CEI-Iscte
Sponsors: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (Harvard), and Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
See the complete programme here.