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Lent Term 2020

The workshop meets on alternate Thursdays during term in the Senior Parlour, 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.


30 January    

Eleanor Barnett (Cambridge)
Food and Religious Identities in the Venetian Inquisition, c. 1560 - c. 1640

Yahya Nurgat (Cambridge)
Mediating the hajj in the age of mass pilgrimage.


13 February  

Tim Twining (Cambridge)
After the Sixto-Clementine Vulgate (1592): Criticism, Censorship, and 
the Polyglot Bible in Catholic Europe, c. 1600-1645


27 February  

Guido Beduschi (Cambridge)
The News and its Public in Late Seventeenth-Century Italy: Giuseppe Maria Mitelli’s Satirical Prints

Raffaele Danna (Cambridge)
Figuring Out: The Spread of Hindu-Arabic Numerals in the European Tradition of Practical Mathematics (13th-16th centuries)


12 March      

Ruth Schilling (University of Bremen)
Material Culture and Forms of Knowing on Early Modern Sailing Vessels


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


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