Society, Culture & Belief, 1500-1800

Sponsored by Mark Storey

Venue:  John S Cohen Room N203, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Laura Gowing (KCL), Kate Hodgkin (University of East London), Michael Hunter (Birkbeck), Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck), Rosalind Carr (University of East London), Kat Hill (Birkbeck), Eva Johanna Holmberg (Queen Mary).

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
11 October
17:30
'Passages Recollected by Memory': Remembering the Levant Company in Seventeenth-Century Merchant Life Writing
Eva Johanna Holmberg (Helsinki/QMUL)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

8 November
17:30
Quiet and Quietness in Early Modern England
Dom Birch (KCL)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

6 December
17:30
Emotions, Selfhood and Subjectivity in Early Modern Witch Trials
Laura Kounine (Sussex)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
17 January
17:30
Street food: hawkers and urban space in early modern London
Charlie Taverner (Birkbeck)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

14 February
17:30
Law, oppression and the politics of "ignorant country people" in eighteenth-century Northumberland
Molly Corlett (KCL)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

14 March
17:30
Vive mon peuple: royal travel, ritual, and emotion in eighteenth century France
Anne Byrne (Birkbeck)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
25 April
17:30
‘To retayn this out of the blank of oblivion’: minority Catholic counter-archives, commemoration, and community
Liesbeth Corens (QMUL)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR