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Early Modern History

Early Modern History Graduate Workshop


The Early Modern History Workshop takes place on Mondays 5pm-6:30pm at Peterhouse

Mphil and PhD students are welcome to attend and present. Papers are on varying aspects of the time period between 1450 and 1800. They are usually 30 minutes long and followed by a group discussion and refreshments. The workshop welcomes everyone working on or interested in any aspect of the Early Modern era. 



27th January  - Antiquaries, Idolatry and the Question of Religiously Inflected Feeling in Early Eighteenth-Century England

Jacob Hendry (Cambridge)


10th February - Archaeology, Astronomy, or Hermeneutics? The Jesuit’s Chinese mission and its influence upon European Enlightenment History

Gianamar Giovannetti-Singh (Cambridge) 


24th February -   The Duchy of Courland's Position of Neutrality in Colonial and Maritime Spaces, 1650-1698

John Freeman (Cambridge)


9th March - MPhil Workshop

Female Memory and the Legitimation of Local Authority in Late Seventeenth-Century East Anglia - Zoe Jackson (Cambridge)

The Kitchen as a Laboratory’: Knowledge-Making Activities in the English Home, 1750-1850 - Lucy Harvard (Cambridge)


[Image: 'Scholars in debate', woodcut illustration taken from the title page to Angelo Decembrio's 'Politiae literae', Ausburg, 1540.] 



Harry Spillane (hjms4)

Marina Ini (mi332)

Frederick Crofts (fgc29)