Low Countries History Seminars (IHR London), 2018/19

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Seminar on Low Countries History, 2018-19 session


Convenors: Liesbeth Corens (Queen Mary), Anne Goldgar (King’s College London), Ben Kaplan (UCL), Ulrich Tiedau (UCL), Joanna Woodall (Courtauld)


Meetings: Fridays at 5:15 pm at the Institute for Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU.  All meetings except 28 September will be held in Wolfson Room I, in the basement.


Autumn Term


28 September  Gary Waite (New Brunswick), ‘Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse: From Religious Enemies to Allies and Friends’ -- to be held in Seminar Room N304, on third floor of IHR.


19 October      Jonas Roelens (Ghent), ‘Citizens & Sodomites. Perception and Persecution of Sodomy in the Southern Low Countries (1400-1700)’


2 November    Esther van Raamsdonk (Exeter), ‘Seventeenth-Century Anglo-Dutch Imagology’


30 November  Janet Dickinson (Oxford), ‘Drowned books and their histories: making sense of the remarkable cargo of a seventeenth-century shipwreck discovered off the Texel islands’


Spring Term


25 January       David Trim  (Silver Spring), ‘The Sea Beggars and their Huguenot and English allies: Transnational Calvinist maritime cooperation, 1568-1577’


8 February       Matthew Champion (Birkbeck), ‘Chronological Devotions in the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries’


22 February     Suze Zijlstra (Leiden), ‘Anglo-Dutch Americas: migration and labor in New Netherland and Suriname’


8 March           Marisa Bass (Yale), ‘Monuments and the Making of History in the Dutch Republic’


Summer Term


3 May              Sietske Fransen (Cambridge), ‘Antoni van Leeuwenhoek: microscopist and draughtsman’


17 May            Matthew Laube (Cambridge), ‘The Acoustics of Violence in the Dutch Revolt’