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Lent Term 2020

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.

 

16 January (NB: 5.00-7.00 p.m.) 

Feast & Fast: The Art of Food in Europe, 1500-1800
Roundtable discussion with Martin Jones (Cambridge / Archaeology), Catherine Richardson (Kent), Evelyn Welch (KCL), chaired by Helen Pfeifer, focused on the exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum

                       

 

23 January   

Emily Michelson (St Andrews)
Muslims, Jews, and Protestants in Conversionary Rome

 

6 February    

Stephanie Mawson (Cambridge)
Folk Magic in Seventeenth-Century Manila

 

20 February - cancelled on account of industrial action

Theodor Dunkelgrün (Cambridge)
A Rosetta Stone of World Philology: The 1546 Constantinople Polyglot Pentateuch and Arabic and Persian learning in Early Modern Europe

 

5 March

Thomas Wallnig (University of Vienna)
Globalising the Benedictines in the early modern period

 

Previous seminar podcasts on itunes

 

Convenors:
(Caius)
Mary Laven (Jesus)
William O’Reilly (Trinity Hall),
Helen Pfeifer (Christ’s)
Ulinka Rublack (St John’s)

 

Lent Term 2020 programme - print version

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17 October     Peter Burke (Cambridge)

Proto-anthropologist or philosophical traveller? The case of Philip Skippon

 

31 October     Giancarlo Casale (European University Institute)

                        Ottoman encounters with Egypt's Pagan Past: 1517-1600

                        NB: Bateman Room

 

14 November Inger Leemans (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

The Amsterdam Stock Exchange as Affective Economy

 

28 November Feast & Fast: The Art of Food in Europe, 1500-1800

                        Roundtable discussion with Martin Jones (Cambridge / Archaeology), Catherine Richardson (Kent), Evelyn Welch (KCL), chaired by Helen Pfeifer, to mark the opening of the exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum

                        NB: 5-7 p.m. 

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