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Lent Term 2018


This workshop meets on alternate Thursdays during term in the Senior Parlour, Gonville and Caius College, from 1-2 p.m. It is a space for scholars to air work-in-progress and to gain feedback on new projects or arguments. You are welcome to bring your lunch. Tea and coffee will be served.


25th January 2018

Richard L. M. Morris (Cambridge)
German Identity in the Court Festivals of the Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-century Holy Roman Empire


8th February 2018

Daniel Margocsy (Cambridge)
Nicolaes Witsen, Shipbuilding and the Problem of Technology Transfer in Amsterdam, c. 1700


22nd February 2018

Gonville and Caius, Senior Parlour, 1pm
Tobias Graf (Oxford),
'Conversion, information, and crisis in Istanbul: Koca Sinan Pasha, the Imperial Ambassador, and his steward on the eve of the "Long Turkish War" (1593-1606)'

This seminar has been cancelled due to UCU strike action. For more information, see:


8th March 2018

Amparo Fontaine
Musical Harmony from Celestial Spheres to the Public Sphere in 18th-Century France



Helen Pfeifer (Christ’s)
William O’Reilly (Trinity Hall)
Mary Laven (Jesus)


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