Project ABOLITIONISM

 

Activities and Results

2012

 

The Abolitionist Movement in the Context of Civil
and Political Emancipation in Modern Romania

 

I. Documentation

Research stays abroad:
• Raluca TOMI in Paris, France, 25 July-8 August 2012;
• Venera ACHIM in Paris, France, 25 July-8 August 2012;
• Venera ACHIM in Paris, France, 19-30 November 2012;
• Raluca TOMI in Archivio di Stato din Torino, Italy, 24 November-8 December 2012;
• Cătălin TURLIUC in London, United Kingdom, 16 September-13 Octomber 2012;
• Viorel ACHIM made short research stays in libraries in Berlin, Germany.

II. Scientific manifestations organized within the project

• Discussion meeting with the title “Emancipare şi aboliţionism în România modernă şi contemporană" [Emancipation and Abolitionism in Modern and Contemporary Romania], organized in collaboration with the “A. D. Xenopol" Institute of History Iaşi, within the Academic Days, Iaşi, 22 October 2012. Organizer and moderator: Dr. Cătălin TURLIUC.

III. Results

1. Conference papers:


1. Cătălin TURLIUC: “Modernizare şi schimbarea paradigmei sociale" [Modernization and change of the social paradigm] - paper at the 4th edition of the Symposium “Prof. Ioan Nemeş", Suceava, 4 May 2012.
2. Cătălin TURLIUC: “A Triptych of Modernity: Abolitionism, Emancipation and Equality" - paper at the ISSA International Conference of Applied Sciences, organized by the Western University Timişoara, Timişoara, 18-19 June 2012.
3. Cătălin TURLIUC: “Emancipare şi asociaţionism în spaţiul românesc în a doua jumătate a secolului al XIX-lea" [Emancipation and Associationism in the Romanian Space in the Second Half of the 19th Century] - paper at the International scientific symposium “Associationism and National Progress in Bukovina in the 19th-20th Centuries. 150 Years from the Foundation of the Society for Romanian Culture and Literature in Bukovina" [Associationism and National Progress in Bukovina in the 19th-20th Centuries. 150th Years Anniversary of the Society for Romanian Culture and Literature in Bukovina], organized by the Romanian Academy - the “Bukovina" Institute Rădăuţi, the A. D. Xenopol" Institute of History Iaşi, the “Ştefan cel Mare" University Suceava and the Society for Romanian Culture and Literature in Bukovina, Rădăuţi (Romania) and Czernowitz (Ukraine), 28-29 June 2012.
4. Viorel ACHIM: “Social and Ethnic Aspects in the Projects for the Emancipation of Gypsies from Slavery: Romanian Principalities, mid-19th Century" - paper at the Conference on Gypsy Studies, organized by the Gypsy Lore Society, Istanbul, Turkey, 20-23 September 2012.
5. Raluca TOMI: “Arhivele personale surse pentru studiul istoriei sociale din Principate: cazul Paul Bataillard" [The Personal Archives as Sources for Studying the Social History of the Romanian Principalities: The Case Paul Bataillard] - paper at the International Conference “Archives, History and Politics in Romania during the 19th-21th Centuries", organized by the National Archives of Romania, Bucharest, 21-22 September 2012.
6. Cătălin TURLIUC: “Emancipation and Modernisation: Minorities in Romanian Trade during the Second Half of the 19th Century" - paper at the International Colloquium “By-Passing Periphery: South-Eastern European Economy and Its Convergences to the Core. Routes and Goods, Actors and Factors (16th-19th Centuries)", organized by the Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology - Department of History and the Centre for Danubian Studies of the Lower Danube University of Galaţi, Galaţi, 18-20 October 2012
7. Viorel ACHIM: “A Particular Trade: Boyars in the Romanian Principalities Purchasing Gypsies (Slaves) from Neighbouring Countries, 17th-19th Centuries" - paper at the International Colloquium “By-Passing Periphery: South-Eastern European Economy and Its Convergences to the Core. Routes and Goods, Actors and Factors (16th-19th Centuries)", organized by the Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology - Department of History and the Centre for Danubian Studies of the Lower Danube University of Galaţi, Galaţi, 18-20 October 2012.
8. Cătălin TURLIUC: “Aboliţionism şi emancipare în procesul modernizării" [Abolitionism and Emancipation in the Process of Modernization] - paper at the discussion meeting “Emancipare şi aboliţionism în România modernă şi contemporană" [Emancipation and Abolitionism in Modern and Contemporary Romania], within the Academic Days, Romanian Academy - Iaşi Branch, Iaşi 22 October 2012.
9. Venera ACHIM: “Maître et esclaves vus par les voyageurs étrangères dans les Principautés Roumaines pendant la première moitié du XIXe siècle" - paper at the international colloquium “Femmes d’extérieur. Les déplacements féminins dans la littérature et les relations du voyage", organized by the Heterotopos Research Center, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, 16 November 2012.
10. Raluca TOMI: “Influenţa iluminismului francez asupra mişcării aboliţioniste: cazul Jean Jacques Rousseau" [The Influence of the French Enlightenment on the Abolitionist Movement: The Case of Jean Jacques Rousseau] - paper at the colloquium “Jean Jacques Rousseau şi rousseuismul la 300 de ani de la naştere: o lectură critică" [Jean Jacques Rousseau and the Rousseauism at 300 Years from the Its Birth: A Critic Lecture], organized at the “Nicolae Iorga" Institute of History, Bucharest, 19 November 2012.
11. Cătălin TURLIUC: “Games within Frontiers: Memory of Citizenship in Interwar Romania" - paper at the International Conference “Regions of Memory. A Comparative Perspective on Eastern Europe", organized by the Institute of Sociology, Warsaw University, and Osteuropa-Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, Warsaw, Poland, 24-28 November 2012.

2. Articles and studies:

1. Cătălin TURLIUC: “A Triptych of Modernity: Abolitionism, Emancipation and Equality". In: Georgeta Raţă, Paricia-Luciana Runcan (eds.): Applied Social Sciences: Economics and Politics. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2013, pp. 147-157.
2. Raluca TOMI: “Un aboliţionist francez şi scrierile sale despre robii ţigani din spaţiul românesc: Paul Bataillard" [A French Abolitionist and His Writtings About the Gypsy Slaves in the Romanian Space: Paul Bataillard]. In: Revista Istorică, XXIII (2012), nos. 5-6, pp. 573-589.
3. Raluca TOMI: “Arhivele personale - surse pentru studiul istoriei sociale din principate. Studiu de caz: Paul Bataillard" [The Personal Archives as Sources for Studying the Social History in the [Romanian] Principalities. Case Study: Paul Bataillard]. In: Revista Istorică, XXIV (2013), nos. 3-4, pp. 345-369.
4. Venera ACHIM: “Instituţionalizarea statisticii - un aspect al modernizării Principatelor Române (1831-1862)" [The Institutionalization of Statistics - An Aspect of the Modernization of Romanian Principalities (1831-1862)]. In: Studii şi Materiale de Istorie Modernă (forthcoming).
5. Viorel ACHIM: “A Particular Trade: Boyars in the Romanian Principalities Purchasing Gypsies (Slaves) from Neighbouring Countries, 17th-19th Centuries". In: Revista Istorică, XXIV (2013) (forthcoming).
6. Cătălin TURLIUC: “Emancipation and Modernisation: Minorities in Romanian Trade during the Second Half of the 19th Century". In: Revista Istorică, XXIV (2013) (forthcoming).
7. Venera ACHIM: “Maître et esclaves vus par les voyageurs étrangères dans les Principautés Roumaines pendant la première moitié du XIXe siècle". In: vol. Femmes d’extérieur. Les déplacements féminins dans la littérature et les relations du voyage, Bucureşti, 2013 (forthcoming).