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: f.de-vivo@bbk.ac.uk or Julian Swann: j.swann@bbk.ac.uk

Venue: Past & Present Room, N202, 2nd Floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Monday, 5.15pm

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
11 January 'Financing a road network: the corvée royale in 18th century France'

Anne Conchon (Paris 1)


25 January `Louis XIV and England'

Philip Mansel (Society for Court Studies)


8 February `Women as rulers, royals, and affines: a global comparison'

Jeroen Duindam (Leiden)


22 February `Time, history and memory in later Lutheran culture'

Kat Hill (UEA)


7 March `Rome and the Enlightenment. Benedict XIV and the myth of the 'enlightenment pope'

Maria Pia Donato (CNRS-ENS-Paris 1)


Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
25 April `Catholics and Calvinists in a Savoyard village towards a social history of religious pluralism'

Graeme Murdoch (TCD)


9 May `Astraea in the Tropics: Studying Diplomacy and Empire in the Global Renaissance'

Zoltan Biedermann (UCL)


23 May 'The missionary Counter-Reformation: mobility, witnessing, and records in early modern Catholicism'

Liesbeth Corens (Cambridge)


6 June `Axel Oxenstierna, archives, and political prudence, 1610-1654'

Erik Thomson (Manitoba)