The Betty Behrens Seminar on Classics of Historiography

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Date / time: 4 May - 25 May, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Clare Hall, University of Cambridge

The Betty Behrens Seminar on Classics of Histogriography The seminar offers a unique opportunity for students and scholars to reflect on great historical works and engage in discussion with renowned experts. It will endeavour to underline the importance of the classics of historiography for their relevant intellectual function in creating political thought.

Seminars will take place on the following Thursdays, at 2 pm, in the Richard Eden Suite, Clare Hall, Cambridge, convened by Davide Cadeddu (University of Milan):

4 May – Judith Mossman (Coventry University), Plutarch’s Parallel Lives (II c.)

11 May – Jane Caplan (University of Oxford), Arnold Toynbee’s A Study of History (1934-1961)

18 May – John Robertson (University of Cambridge), Giambattista Vico’s The New Science (1725)

25 May – Maurizio Viroli (Princeton University), Niccolò Machiavelli’s Florentine Histories (1532)

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