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The Eighteenth Century Seminar

Michaelmas Term 2019


The Eighteenth-Century Seminar is a post-graduate seminar, sponsored by the Faculty of History, aiming to explore topics of shared interest to historians (and the historically-minded) with diverse specializations and sensibilities who work on the eighteenth century.

The Seminar meets on Tuesdays at 5 pm, at Jesus College, Upper Hall.



29 OCTOBER (Venue: Upper Hall, Jesus College)

The Prince, the Jeweler and the Mogul:  The Paradoxes of an Early Modern Object
DROR WAHRMAN, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem



19 NOVEMBER      

Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolution:  The Project
JOANNA INNES, University of Oxford

This is a joint meeting with the Modern European Seminar.  The Seminar will meet at 5 pm in the Nihon Room, Pembroke College.



Faculty’s Trevelyan Fund provides crucial and much appreciated assistance to support visits by scholars from outside Cambridge.


Melissa Calaresu, Gonville and Caius College (
Lawrence Klein, Emmanuel College (
Renaud Morieux, Jesus College (


Michaelmas Term 2019 programme - print version


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