European History 1500-1800

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

Time: Mondays 17:15

Convenors:  Zoltan Biedermann (UCL), Philip Broadhead (UoA), Liesbeth Corens (QMUL), Silvia Evangelisti (UEA), Filippo de Vivo (Birkbeck), Joël Félix (Reading), John Henderson (Birkbeck), Kat Hill (Birkbeck), Julian Swann (Birkbeck)

 

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
8 October
17:15
The map as medium and message: a 17th-century Swedish geographer and the discovery of Atlantis
Charlotta Forss (Bodleian Library, Oxford)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

22 October
17:15
Elusive networks? Analysing the lives of Moriscos enslaved in elite households in colonial Spanish America
Karoline Cook (Royal Holloway University of London)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

5 November
17:15
Wine and politics in early modern Burgundy
Mack Holt (George Mason University)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

19 November
17:15
Supernatural Matter: Enchantment and the Everyday in Early Modern Prague
Susannah Ivanic (Kent)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

29 November
17:15
Discussion of Andrea Giardina, Emmanuel Betta, Maria Pia Donato, Amedeo Feniello (eds) Storia Mondiale dell’Italia (Laterza, 2017)
Maria Pia Donato (CNRS, Paris), Serena Ferente (KCL), Giorgio Riello (Warwick), Joseph Viscomi (Birkbeck)
The Court Room, First Floor, South block

3 December
17:15
Visible hands: mœurs, sexuality, and the state at the collèges Mazarin and Dornans-Beauvais, 1660-1760
Benjamin Bernard (Princeton)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

10 December
17:15
‘Scale, chance and bias.’ Carlo Ginzburg in conversation with Filippo de Vivo
Carlo Ginzburg
Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E