European History 1500 – 1800 Seminar, Spring/Summer 2016

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Date / time: 11 January - 6 June, 5:15 pm

Past and Present Room, Institute of Historical Research

European History 1500 - 1800 Seminar, Spring/Summer 2016

Convenors: Philip Broadhead, Silvia Evangelisti, Joël Félix, Filippo de Vivo, John Henderson, Julian Swann

Mondays at 17.15, Past and Present Room, IHR Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Spring 2016

11 January:   Anne Conchon (Paris 1), ‘Financing a road network: the corvée royale in 18th century France’

25 January:   Philip Mansel (Society for Court Studies), ‘Louis XIV and England’

8 February:   Jeroen Duindam (Leiden), ‘Women as rulers, royals, and affines: a global comparison’

22 February:   Kat Hill (UEA), ‘Time, history and memory in later Lutheran culture’

7 March:   Maria Pia Donato (CNRS-ENS-Paris 1), ‘Rome and the Enlightenment. Benedict XIV and the myth of the ‘enlightenment pope’.’

Summer 2016

25 April:   Graeme Murdoch (TCD), ‘Catholics and Calvinists in a Savoyard village towards a social history of religious pluralism’

9 May:   Zoltan Biedermann (UCL), ‘Astraea in the Tropics: Studying Diplomacy and Empire in the Global Renaissance’

23 May:   Liesbeth Corens (Cambridge), ‘The missionary Counter-Reformation: mobility, witnessing, and records in early modern Catholicism’

6 June:   Erik Thomson (Manitoba), ‘Axel Oxenstierna, archives, and political prudence, 1610-1654’