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Early Modern History

Workshop

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.


Convenors

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." 

*SESSION CANCELLED*