History seminars at the IHR
European History 1500-1800
Convenors: Philip Broadhead (Goldsmiths), Filippo de Vivo (Birkbeck), Joel Felix (Reading), John Henderson (Birkbeck)Julian Swann (Birkbeck), Silvia Evangelisti (UEA)
For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Filippo de Vivo: firstname.lastname@example.org or Julian Swann: email@example.com
Venue: Past & Present Room, N202, 2nd Floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated
Time: Monday, 5.15pm
`What did Robespierre really want? Thoughts on 9 Thermidor'
Colin Jones (QMUL)
Joint session between European History 1500-1800 with Modern French Seminar, Athlone Room 102, 1st floor, South block, Senate House
'Politics, Sex, and the Making of a Witch-Hunt: Pierre de Lancre and the Child Witches of the Pays de Labourd (1600-1620)'
Jan Machielsen (Oxford)
`Documents, archives and transnational lobbying. The Swiss merchants in France and the defence of their interests (17th-18th centuries)'
Marco Schnyder (Geneva)
"According to His Good Pleasure': Francis, Turretin and the Predestination Debates of 17th-Century Geneva"
Nick Cumming (KCL)
"To Commiserate with their Distressed Condition": Religious Networks and Humanitarian Interventionism in Early Modern Europe, 1690-1748'
Catherine Arnold (Yale)
'Financing a road network: the corvÃ©e royale in 18th century France'
Anne Conchon (Paris 1)
`Louis XIV and England'
Philip Mansel (Society for Court Studies)
`Women as rulers, royals, and affines: a global comparison'
Jeroen Duindam (Leiden)
`Time, history and memory in later Lutheran culture'
Kat Hill (UEA)
`Rome and the Enlightenment. Benedict XIV and the myth of the 'enlightenment pope'
Maria Pia Donato (CNRS-ENS-Paris 1)
`Catholics and Calvinists in a Savoyard village towards a social history of religious pluralism'
Graeme Murdoch (TCD)
`Astraea in the Tropics: Studying Diplomacy and Empire in the Global Renaissance'
Zoltan Biedermann (UCL)
'The missionary Counter-Reformation: mobility, witnessing, and records in early modern Catholicism'
Liesbeth Corens (Cambridge)
`Axel Oxenstierna, archives, and political prudence, 1610-1654'
Erik Thomson (Manitoba)