Society, Culture & Belief, 1500-1800

Sponsored by Mark Storey

Venue:  John S Cohen Room N203, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Laura Gowing (KCL), Kate Hodgkin (University of East London), Michael Hunter (Birkbeck), Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck), Rosalind Carr (University of East London), Kat Hill (Birkbeck), Eva Johanna Holmberg (Queen Mary).

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
19 October
17:30
Objects, Emotions and an Early Modern Bed-Sheet
Sasha Handley (Manchester)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

16 November
17:30
The Invention of Calligraphy in Early Modern Europe
Hannah Murphy (King’s College London)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

14 December
17:30
Both Free and Ancient Foreigners: The Politics of the Society of Porters in Early Modern London
Claire Benson (York)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
25 January
17:30
New World Marvels and European Craft Cultures: Featherwork and Cultural Contacts in the Sixteenth Century
Stefan Hanss (St John’s College, Cambridge)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

22 February
17:30
Emotions, Selfhood and Subjectivity in Early Modern Witch Trials
Laura Kounine (Sussex)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

8 March
17:30
Welcoming the King to Normandy: Louis XV and Louis XVI Visit the Provinces (provisional title)
Anne Byrne (Birkbeck)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

DateSeminar details
19 April
17:30
Travel and Memory in the Early Modern Anabaptist Diaspora
Kat Hill (Birkbeck)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR