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Early Modern History


The Early Modern History Workshop takes place every other Thursday 5-6pm, in Wolfson Seminar Room (South), Trinity College.

Papers are on varying aspects of the time period between 1500 and 1800. They are usually 20-30 minutes long and followed by a group discussion. Wine and other refreshments will be served. The workshop welcomes everyone working on or interested in any aspect of the Early Modern era. 

Held every other Thursday 5-6pm, in Wolfson Seminar Room (South), Trinity College.


Zoe Farrell

Esther Counsell

Eduardo Jones Corredera


Michaelmas 2017 schedule


12th October
Eleanor Russell, University of Cambridge
‘German Merchants, Culture, and Politics at the Beginning of the European
Expansion: The Making of Dürer’s Rhinoceros’

26th October
Ian Stewart, London School of Economics
‘Europa Celtica and Celtic national thought in Early-Modern Europe’

9th November
Christopher Whittell, University of Cambridge
17th century trade tokens and their issuers: A challenge to the old order
of the English monetary system’

23rd November
Vanessa Lim, Queen Mary, University of London
‘Hamlet’s “To be or not to be” Speech in the Context of Classical and
Renaissance Rhetoric’