History seminars at the IHR

Low Countries History

Convenors: Ulrich Tiedau (UCL), Anne Goldgar (KCL), Benjamin Kaplan (UCL)

Venue: The Past and Present Room 202, 2nd floor, IHR

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Ben Kaplan: b.kaplan@ucl.ac.uk

Time: Friday, 5.15pm

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
10 October Miracles in Translation. Justus Lipsius, Our Lady of Halle and Two Dutch Translations

Theo Hermans (UCL)


24 October Monetisation in the periphery of the Netherlands, c.1700-1900

Sebastian Felten (KCL)


21 November The Atlantic Pilgrim: John Lothrop Motley and the American Discovery of the Netherlands

Jaap Verheul (Utrecht)


Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
16 January Jesuits, Remonstrants, and Jews: Theological Encounters in the Early Modern Dutch Republic

Sina Rauschenbach (Potsdam)


30 January Audacity and compromises: Arabic Studies in Utrecht in the early eighteenth century

Alastair Hamilton (Warburg)


13 February The Netherlandishness of 16th and 17th Century British Art: the Case of Cornelius Johnson

Karen Hearn (UCL)


Summer Term 2015
DateSeminar details
15 May Contested rights: the Dutch Catholic nobility and the jus patronatus, c. 1580-1720

Jaap Geraerts (UCL),


29 May The World of Cornelis Drebbel (1572-1633): Transnational Science and Dutch Historiography

Vera Keller (Oregon),