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Michaelmas  Term 2019

The workshop meets on alternate Thursdays during term in the Bateman Room, Gonville and Caius College, from 1-2 p.m. This 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.


24 October    

Holly Fletcher (Cambridge),
Experiencing Weight in Early Modern Germany: Bodyweight and Shape in Self-Narrative Sources

Marina Inì (Cambridge),
The Quarantined Body: Cleanliness and the Senses in the Early Modern Mediterranean Lazzaretti


7 November  

Justin Rivest (Cambridge),
Bulk Consumers in the Medical Marketplace and the Global Circulation of French Proprietary Drugs


21 November

Robyn Radway (Central European University)
Paper Portraits of Empire: Habsburg Albums from the German House in Constantinople


5 December   

Nailya Shamgunova (Cambridge)
Travelling in the Age of the Beloveds: Anglophone concepts of Ottoman homosensuality

Valerio Zanetti (Cambridge)
Amazons in the Flesh: Defining the Female Athletic Body in Seventeenth-Century France


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


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The Faculty is currently accepting applications for the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship match funding by the Isaac Newton Trust. Deadline: 12 pm (noon) on Thursday 2 January 2020.


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