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Panel 1: Enslavement in 19th-Century Brazil
Brazil: History, Human Rights, and Contemporary Slavery

Rebecca Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law, University of Michigan

Illegal Enslavement and International Law in the Southern Border of the Brazilian Empire
Keila Grinberg, Associate Professor of History, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Illegal Slave Trade in the Courts: Proving Slave Ownership vs. Claiming Freedom
Beatriz Gallotti Mamigonian, Professor of History, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil

Comment and discussion
Julius S. Scott, Lecturer in History and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan

Panel 2: State Guarantees of Human Dignity: Constitutional Frameworks and Courtroom Struggles