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Early Modern History


The Early Modern History Workshop takes place on Thursdays 3.30-4.30pm, 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 on Thursdays 3.30-4.30pm, in Wolfson Seminar Room (South), Trinity College.


Zoe Farrell

Esther Counsell

Eduardo Jones Corredera


Lent 2018 schedule


18 January
Pierre A Salvadori, University of Cambridge
Europe from the Margins: The Mapping of the North in Swedish Humanist Thought, c.1530-1560

1 February
Alice O'Driscoll, University of Cambridge
‘The significance of corporate body metaphors in domestic and political literature in seventeenth-century England’

15 February - in Wolfson Seminar Room - North
Elizabeth Chant, University College London
Beyond the Fretum Magellanicum: Discrepancies and Curiosities in Early Modern Cartography of 'Patagonia''

1 March
Raffaele Danna, University of Cambridge
Practical mathematics, Hindu-Arabic numerals, and the diffusion of economic practices during XIII-XVI centuries'