Tokyo University of Foreign StudiesLÚCIO DE SOUSA

Ph.D. in Social Sciences
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Lúcio de Sousa is an Associate Professor of the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. His book entitled “The Portuguese Slave Trade in Early Modern Japan. Merchants, Jesuits and Japanese, Chinese, and Korean Slaves”, published  by Brill (Leiden, Boston), was awarded the first prize by the Portuguese History Academy (Ministry of Culture of the Portuguese Government) and by the Calouste Gulbenkien Foundation 2019.

Áreas de Interesse e de Investigação

Social History

History of Slavery

Slave Trade

Asian Slavery

Jewish Studies

Jewish History

Jewish Diaspora

Jews in Southeast Asia

Slave Trade and the Modern World (in Japanese)

Iwanami Lecture Series on World History

Publication date: 2022

Type of publication: Book Chapter


Korean: 대항해 시대의 일본인 노예 증보 신판

Publication date: 2021

Type of publication: Book


Introduction: The Widespread Invisibility of Slavery in Early Modern Asia

Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, vol. 81 no. 1, 2021, p. 1-12.

Publication date: 2021

Type of publication: Journal Article


Expansion of Japanese Slavery in the Age of Exploration (in Korean) – Asia Comprehensive Series


Publication date: 2021

Type of publication: Book


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