Nature, Risk and Uncertainty

Date / time
20 January, 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm


Nature, Risk and Uncertainty

 

The next seminar of the Institute of Historical Research’s Partnership seminar series, ‘Risk and Uncertainty in the Premodern World’, will run online on Thursday 20 January, 16:30-18:15 London time. We are delighted to be hosting Francesca Sautman, Anastasia Litina and Éric Roca Fernandez for a seminar on ‘Nature, Risk and Uncertainty’.

Francesca Sautman (City University of New York): Uncertain Times: Weather Events, Hunger, and War in the Memoirs of Claude Haton (c. 1534-c.1605)

Anastasia Litina (Macedonia/Luxembourg) and Éric Roca Fernandez (CERDI-UCA): Celestial Enlightenment: Eclipses, Curiosity and Economic Development among Pre-Modern Ethnic Groups

All are welcome, but registration will be necessary in advance through the Institute of Historical Research’s website. The link can be found below (abstracts for the papers can also be found at this link):

https://www.history.ac.uk/events/nature-risk-and-uncertainty

Registration will close on Wednesday 19 at 16:30 London time. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the seminar at riskseminar2021@gmail.com.