Seminar on Low Countries History, 2017/18 session
Convenors: Anne Goldgar (King’s College London), Ben Kaplan (UCL), Ulrich Tiedau (UCL)
Meetings: Fridays at 5:15 pm at the Institute for Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, United Kingdom. All meetings in Wolfson Room I, in the basement (map).
27 October Wayne te Brake (Purchase, New York), ‘Making Religious Peace: A Low Countries Perspective’
19 January Maartje Janse (Leiden), ‘The Dutch Abolitionist Movement and the Challenge of British Mass Politics in the Nineteenth Century’
2 February Elisabeth de Bièvre (independent), ‘Art and the Urban Subconscious: A Long View of Dutch Culture’
16 February Olenka Horbatsch (British Museum), ‘Master AC and His Models: Biography and the Netherlandish Reproductive Print’
2 March Djoeke van Netten (Amsterdam), ‘Secrets in the Dutch Golden Age and Where to Find Them’
16 March Andrew Pettegree and Arthur der Weduwen (St Andrews), ‘Trading Books in the Age of Rembrandt’
4 May Matthew Champion (Cambridge), ‘Chronological Devotions in the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries’
18 May Marc Boone (Ghent), ‘Urban History in the Low Countries: A Historiographic Evaluation, a Century After Henri Pirenne’s Early Democracies’
Reception afterwards. All welcome!