Call for papers: Arguing over Empire: Hugo Grotius, European Expansionism and Slavery

Published: 21st November 2023 Last updated: 03rd January 2024

On the 7th of June 2024 the workshop: ‘Arguing over Empire: Hugo Grotius, European Expansionism and Slavery’ will be organized at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). This workshop is part of a series of conferences organized by the Grotiana Foundation preceding the celebration in 2025 of the 400th anniversary of Grotius’ opus magnum On the Law of War and Peace (De iure belli ac pacis) published in 1625.

Call for papers: A paper proposal of max. 300 words should be sent to and The deadline for submissions is January 15th, 2024. Applicants will be notified by February 26th, 2024 whether their paper proposal has been accepted or not. For more information on the workshop and the call for papers, please click here.