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Lent Term 2019

This seminar was previously known as Comparative Social and Cultural History. It has now merged with the Early Modern European History seminar and been divided into this seminar and a workshop alternating week by week throughout the term.

The seminar, unless otherwise specified, meets on alternate Thursdays at 1.00-2.30 in the Senior Parlour, Gonville and Caius College. You are welcome to bring your lunch. Tea and coffee will be served.


24 January

Elena Alcalá (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
The Virgin of Loreto in Colonial Mexico: Art, Religion and Materiality between the Old and New World


7 February

Danielle van den Heuvel (Amsterdam)
The Freedom of the Streets, Gender and Urban Space in Eurasia 1600-1850


21 February

Ulrike Strasser (UCSD)
Narrating Fear, Faith, and Religious Difference in the Early Enlightenment: Transoceanic Boat Journeys in Joseph Stoecklein’s Neuer Welt-Bott


7 March

Asli Niyazioglu (Oxford)
Garden Stories and Literary Networks in Sixteenth-Century Istanbul              


Previous seminar podcasts on itunes

Mary Laven (Jesus)
William O’Reilly (Trinity Hall),
Helen Pfeifer (Christ’s)
Gabriela Ramos (Newnham)


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