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

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)


27 February Dutch Diplomacy and Trade in Rariteyten: Episodes in the History of Material Culture of the Dutch Republic

Claudia Swan (Northwestern)

Please note:  this session will take place in Room 304, IHR, third floor


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)