Arne Spohr to present at international conference in Germany

Dr. Arne Spohr, musicology, has been invited to present his paper “Free Through Membership in the Imperial Trumpeters’ Guild? On the Legal and Social Position of Black Court Trumpeters in the Holy Roman Empire” at the international conference Negotiating Status and Scope of Action: Interrelations between Slavery and Other Forms of Dependency in Early Modern Europe, held at the University of Bremen, Germany (June 15th-17th, 2017). The conference is organized and funded as part of the European Research Council project “The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation and its Slaves.”