War and Culture: Presenting Early Modern Warfare


1 February    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Type


Virtual roundtable discussion and launch of ‘The Exciting News of Ostend (1601-04): How Florentines Seized the Siege’ Online Exhibition

The Euronews Project (funded by the Irish Research Council in collaboration with the Medici Archive Project in Florence) is organizing a virtual roundtable discussion, to be held in the afternoon of 1 February 2022 at 3-5 pm CET (2-4 pm GMT), on the theme of “War and Culture: Presenting Early Modern Warfare”, in the context of the launch of our new online exhibition entitled ‘The Exciting News of Ostend (1601-04): How Florentines Seized the Siege’.

Invited speakers will talk about their engagement with the theme of “War and Culture,” and/or relevant current projects, followed by a general discussion.

Participants include Dr Michael Depreter (Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford); Dr Raymond Fagel (Leiden University); Dr Anke Fischer-Kattner (Universität der Bundeswehr München); Dr Amy Lidster (Jesus College, Oxford); Dr Regine Maritz (University of Bern); Prof Judith Pollmann (Leiden University); Prof Penny Roberts (University of Warwick).

Please register for the event here: https://www.euronewsproject.org/initiatives/war-and-culture/