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Lent Term 2019

The workshop meets on alternate Thursdays during term in the Senior Parlour, Gonville and Caius College, from 1-2 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. 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.


31 January     

Tobias Graf (Oxford)
Syrian Refugees in Eighteenth-Century Germany: A Chapter in the Connected History of Eastern Christianity in the Early Modern World


14 February    (NB venue change -  Bateman Room)

Zur Shalev (Haifa)
Learned exchanges in the 17th-century Levant: A French souvenir shop in Cairo and a French Jesuit in Syria


28 February   

Amparo Fontaine (EUI)
Musical Harmony from Celestial Spheres to the Public Sphere in 18th-c. France


14 March       

Laia Portet i Codina (Cambridge)
The business of exotic drugs: Authorship, trade, and expertise in Paris by 1700


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


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