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Early Modern History


The Early Modern History Workshop takes place on Mondays 5pm-6pm at King's College, Keynes seminar room 2.

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. The workshop welcomes everyone working on or interested in any aspect of the Early Modern era. 

Held on Mondays 5-6pm, at King's College, Keynes Seminar Room 2.


Edward Everett (King's College)

Laura Flannigan (Newnham College)

Christopher Whittell (Queens' College)


Michaelmas 2018 schedule

8th October

Jake Griesel (PhD, Peterhouse)

“More than an Uncle Tom: Reconsidering Jacobus Elisa Johannes Capitein (c. 1717-47) and his defence of slavery.”  


22nd October

Nailya Shamgunova (PhD, Churchill College)

"An emotional ecology in motion: how should we study early modern transcultural emotions?"


5th November

Emily Webb (PhD, Leeds)

“Sex, Sentiment and Family in Eighteenth Century Calcutta: The Diaries of Richard Blechynden, 1759-1800.”


19th November

Catherine Maguire (PhD, Queen Mary)

"Midwifery and maternal emotions in early modern Spanish anatomical treatises."