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Michaelmas 2019

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 Week 5, Michaelmas 2019

Tuesday 12

4.00pm (tea from 4.15)

Graduate Seminar in History
Aaron Graham (Oxford):
Imperial Careering in the Eighteenth-century British Atlantic

Beckington Room, Lincoln College

5.00pm

Britain in Revolution Seminar
Ann Hughes (Keele University):
‘Engaging with the Parliamentarian State: The People and the Archives.’

New College, Lecture Room 6

5.15-7.00pm

Early Modern English Literature Seminar
Dr Giulio Pertile (University of St Andrews):
'Apostrophe and Vitality in Baroque Poetry'

T.S. Eliot Lecture Theatre, Merton College

Wednesday 13

11:15-12:45

Early Modern World Seminar
Stephanie Cavanaugh:
‘Moriscos, Conversion, and Negotiating Identities in Early Modern Spain’

Colin Matthew Room, Faculty of History

5.00–6.45pm

All Souls Seminar in Early Modern Intellectual History
Marcello Cattaneo (Magdalen, Oxford:
‘Orthodox history or historical orthodoxy? The study of early Christian heresies in late seventeenth-century scholarship'

All Souls College, Hovenden Room

Thursday 14

2:00- 4:45pm

Interdisciplinary Early Modern Workshop
‘Writing Technology/The Technology of Writing’

Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road

5.00pm (tea from 4.45)

Early Modern Britain Seminar
Jonah Miller (King’s College, London):
‘Officers and Authority in early modern England’

The Breakfast Room, Merton College

5.00-7.00pm

Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Music
Andrew Wathey, University of Northumbria:
‘John Dunstaple, Lionel Power and the mid Fifteenth Century’

All Souls College, Wharton Room

5.15pm

Early Modern French Literature Seminar
'Of Shipwrecks', an interdisciplinary discussion with:
Jenny Oliver (Worcs), Simon Park (St Anne's), Olivia Smith (Wolfson) and Carl Thompson (Univ of Surrey)

Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road

5.15pm
(time  TBC)

Oxford Bibliographical Society
Shef Rogers (University of Otago/Sassoon Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries):
Visible Strains: Implications of Bibliographical Evidence in the Early Career of Alexander Pope

Weston Library Lecture Theatre

 

 

 Week 4, Michaelmas 2019

Tuesday 5

12:15-13:45

American History Research Seminar
Sonia Tycko (Oxford):
‘The identification of Huntington Library HM 1365 and the study of transatlantic service indentures’

Rothermere American Institute, basement seminar room
 

4.00pm (tea from 4.15)

Graduate Seminar in History
Hannah Smith (Oxford):
‘Court Culture and the Godly Revolution: Henry Purcell’s and Sir Charles Sedley’s 1692 Birthday Ode for Mary II’

Beckington Room, Lincoln College

5.00pm

Britain in Revolution Seminar
Rachel Foxley (University of Reading):
‘Innovation and Revolution in Seventeenth-Century England.’

New College, Lecture Room 6

5.00pm

TORCH Network on Early Modern Diplomacy
Guido van Meersbergen (University of Warwick):
'East India Company Gifting Practices and Anglo-Mughal Political Exchange (1670-1717)'

Lecture Theatre,  History Faculty

5.15pm

Early Modern Graduate Forum
Rachael Hodge:
“‘Black stage for tragedies’: the materials of genre”
Ben Wilkinson-Turnbull:
“Measuring Metre: The Materiality and Sociability of Versified Embroidered Tape Measures”

English Faculty Building, Seminar Room B

5.30-7.00pm

Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture Seminar
Dr Taylor Walle (Washington and Lee University):
"An Unruly Tongue: Boswell's Scottish Dictionary and Eighteenth-Century Lexicography"

Seminar Room West, Mansfield College

Wednesday 6

11:15-12:45

Early Modern World Seminar
Nicole Reinhardt:
“The “Waning of the Renaissance” or “Surviving the Counter Reformation”? Perspectives on Sixteenth-Century Bologna”

Colin Matthew Room, Faculty of History

5.00–6.45pm

All Souls Seminar in Early Modern Intellectual History
Thomas Wallnig (Vienna):
‘Critical patriotic Catholicism? The difficult place of German Benedictine scholarship in early modern intellectual history’

All Souls College, Hovenden Room

Thursday 7

5.00pm (tea from 4.45)

Early Modern Britain Seminar
Dr Will Pettigrew (Univ. of Lancaster):
‘Global Trade and the Shaping of the English Constitution’

The Breakfast Room, Merton College

 

 

 Week 3, Michaelmas 2019

Tuesday 29

4.00pm (tea from 4.15)

Graduate Seminar in History
Joe Cozens (UCL):
‘The Force of the State: The Dragoon State: Soldiers and Riot Control in Britain, c. 1789-1819’
Amanda Goodrich (Open University):
‘The Force of the State: Hunted like a Jacobin Fox: The Force of Pitt’s “Terror” in Sheffield, 1793-95’

Beckington Room, Lincoln College

5.00pm

Britain in Revolution Seminar
Lloyd Bowen (Cardiff University):
‘“So Much Environed with Ill Neighbouring Counties”: Isolation and Political Connection in Civil War Pembrokeshire, 1640-49.’

New College, Lecture Room 6

5.00pm

TORCH Network on Early Modern Diplomacy
Ineke Huysman (Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands):
‘The Diplomatic Correspondence of Dutch Grandpensionary Johan de Witt’

Lecture Theatre, History Faculty

5.15-7.00pm

Early Modern English Literature Seminar
Dr Victoria Moul (University College, London):
'Matters of metre c. 1550-1650: the sixteenth-century transformation of Latin verse and its impact on English poetics'

T.S. Eliot Lecture Theatre, Merton College

5.15-6.45pm

Transnational French Seminar
Dr Anthony Ossa-Richardson (UCL):
‘Exile and Ridicule: A Huguenot Scholar in Georgian London'

Magdalen College, Summer Common Room

Wednesday 30

11:15-12:45

Early Modern World Seminar
Sudhir Hazareesingh:
“Toussaint Louverture, the Black Spartacus of Revolutionary Saint-Domingue”

Rees Davies Room, Faculty of History

5.00–6.45pm

All Souls Seminar in Early Modern Intellectual History
Pablo Toribio (Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Madrid):
‘Martin Seidel’s Origin and foundations of Christianity: text, contexts and fortunes of a late sixteenth-century “clandestine manuscript”’

All Souls College, Hovenden Room

5.00pm

The Dorothy Rowe lecture 2019
Prof. Brian Kelly (University of Maryland):
‘Raphael the architect in context’

The Auditorium, Magdalen College

Thursday 31

5.00pm (tea from 4.45)

Early Modern Britain Seminar
Professor Susan Doran (Jesus College):
‘1603: a Jagged Succession’

The Breakfast Room, Merton College

5.15pm

Early Modern French Literature Seminar
Emily Butterworth (KCL):
'Hypocrisy and the Heptaméron'

Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road

 

 

 Week 2, Michaelmas 2019

Tuesday 22

12.30-1.45pm

Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture Seminar
Dr David Taylor (St Hugh’s College):
“Toward a Theatre of the Aesthetic” (sandwiches and drinks provided)

Seminar Room West, Mansfield College

4.00pm (tea from 4.15)

Graduate Seminar in History
Nick Leah (City University):
‘Parliament and Empire: Colonial Debt and the Politics of Slavery, 1727-32’

Beckington Room, Lincoln College

5.00pm

Britain in Revolution Seminar
Clive Holmes (Lady Margaret Hall):
‘Battle Flags as a Source for the Civil War Historian.’

New College, Lecture Room 6

5.15pm

Early Modern Graduate Forum
Welcome and drinks

English Faculty Building, Seminar Room B

Wednesday 23

11:15-12:45

Early Modern World Seminar
Leonhard Horowski:
‘“Their excellencies must not be erudite”: Titles, letter protocol and the language of inequality in Brandenburg-Prussia, 1640-1822’

Rees Davies Room, Faculty of History

5.00–6.45pm

All Souls Seminar in Early Modern Intellectual History
Maria-Rosa Antognazza (King’s College London):
‘What is wisdom? Leibniz’s view in the context of traditional debates’

All Souls College, Hovenden Room

Thursday 24

5.00pm (tea from 4.45)

Early Modern Britain Seminar
Dr Andrew Wells (Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Greifswald):
‘Locating Freedom in the Urban British Atlantic, 1660-1760’

The Breakfast Room, Merton College

5.00-7.00pm

Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Music
Jared C. Hartt, Oberlin Conservatory of Music:
‘Naufragantes/ Navigatrix/ Aptatur: A Newly Discovered Motet on St Nicholas’

All Souls College, Wharton Room

 

 

 Week 1, Michaelmas 2019

Tuesday 15

4.00pm (tea from 4.15)

Graduate Seminar in History
Introductory Party

Beckington Room, Lincoln College

5.00pm

Britain in Revolution Seminar
Diane Purkiss (Keble College):
‘Revolt and Fairies: The Case of Andrew Man and the Catholic Rebellion in the Highlands.’

New College, Lecture Room 6

5.00pm

TORCH Network on Early Modern Diplomacy
Tracey Sowerby (University of Oxford):
‘Ottoman Protocol and Diplomatic Cultures at the Sublime Porte c.1550–1632’

Merze Tate Room, History Faculty

5.15-7.00pm

Early Modern English Literature Seminar
Professor Nandini Das (Oxford) and ERC TIDE researchers: Dr João Vicente Melo, Dr Haig Smith, and Dr Lauren Working:
'Keywords of Identity, Race, and Human Mobility in Early Modern England'

T.S. Eliot Lecture Theatre, Merton College

Wednesday 16

11:15-12:45

Early Modern World Seminar
Louise Nyholm Kallestrup:
“A Witch Hunting King? Christian IV and his Early Encounters with Witchcraft”

Rees Davies Room, Faculty of History

1.30-4.00pm

Early Black Lives Special Seminar
To mark Black History Month and Oxford Dictionary of National Biography's Early Black Lives release, this seminar features papers from Miranda Kaufmann, Onyeka Nubia, Katherine Paugh, and Anders Ingram.

Common Room, Faculty of History

5.00–6.45pm

All Souls Seminar in Early Modern Intellectual History
Kirsten Macfarlane (Oxford):
‘“Schools of Learning everywhere”: popular piety and the democratisation of Biblical scholarship in London and Massachusetts, c.1610-1660’

All Souls College, Hovenden Room

Thursday 17

5.00pm (tea from 4.45)

Early Modern Britain Seminar
Dr Jon Parkin (St Hugh’s College):
‘Self-censorship in Early Modern Britain’

The Breakfast Room, Merton College

5.00-7.00pm

Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Music
Moritz Kelber, Universität Bern:
Seeing, Hearing, Touching, Smelling: Early Modern Dance and the Senses

All Souls College, Wharton Room

5.15pm

Early Modern French Literature Seminar
Kate Tunstall (Worcs):
‘Of demons and Damiens’: literature and politics in France in 1757

Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road

5.15pm

Oxford Bibliographical Society
Holly James-Maddocks (University of York):
Early Printed Books Illuminated in England (c. 1455-1500)

Merton College, T.S. Eliot Lecture Theatre

 

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