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Panel 2: State Guarantees of Human Dignity: Constitutional Frameworks and Courtroom Struggles
Brazil: History, Human Rights, and Contemporary Slavery

Chair
Victoria Langland, Associate Professor of History and Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan

Same Telos, Different Paths? Codifying Modern Slavery as Possession, or as a Violation of Human Dignity
Rebecca Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law, University of Michigan, and Leonardo Barbosa, Senior Legislative Attorney, Câmara dos Deputados, Brazil

Dignity Guarantees in the 1988 Constitution: Giving Juridical Meaning to a Concept
Cristiano Paixão, Professor of Legal History and Constitutional Law, University of Brasília, Brazil

Dignity, the 1988 Constitution, and Same-Sex Marriage
Sueann Caulfield, Associate Professor of History, University of Michigan

Comment and discussion
Paulina Alberto, Associate Professor of History and Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan


Panel 1: Enslavement in 19th-Century Brazil