Institiute of Historical Research
All meetings will be held in the Wolfson Seminar Room downstairs at the IHR from 3 – 4.30pm on the following Tuesdays.
7 October 2014 Dan Carey (Galway) ‘A Corporate Mentality: Richard Hakluyt’s Design for English Navigation and Expansion, 1582-1600’
21 October 2014 Chris Nierstrasz (Warwick) ‘In the Shadow of the Companies: the Dutch and English East India Companies and their servants, 1700-1800’
4 November 2014 Simon Mills (Kent)’Early Modern ‘Exchanges’ and the Structures of Overseas Trade: the Case of the English Levant Company’
18 November 2014 Leslie Thiebert (Oxford)’Trade, Piracy and the Spanish Expedition Shipping Company: Legalizing Smuggling in the Seventeenth Century Caribbean’
9 December 2014 Edmond Smith (Cambridge) ‘Investment and Community in the City of London: the Demographics of the East India Company’
27 January 2015 Jennifer Bishop (Cambridge)’”He wold be ashamyd that the wordys they spake shuld passe ther mowthys”: Regulating Speech and Language in the London Livery Companies, c.1550-1650′
10 February 2015 Jasmine Kilburn-Toppin (Paul Mellon Centre)’Reforming the Material Rituals of Early Modern Craft Guilds’
24 February 2015 David Smith (Wilfred Laurier University)’The Attack of 1749: The Hudson’s Bay Company and the Social Life of the Corporation’
10 March 2015 Adam Grimshaw (St Andrews) ‘Interfering Interlopers: Independent Traders and the Subversion of English Corporate Structures’
24 March 2015 Misha Ewen (UCL) ‘”Freer Liberty”: The Virginia Company and Debates on Trade and Commerce’
7 April 2015 Tim Riding (Queen Mary) ‘Space and Sovereignty: The East India Company’s Early Settlements, 1600-1756’
12 May 2015 Justin Brooks (Yale) ‘”Political Authority and the Transformation of Indigenous Alliances in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire, 1720-1783’
19 May 2015 Rupali Mishra (Auburn University) ‘The Thick of It: Institutional life and Political Culture in the Early Stuart East India Company’
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm intention to attend.