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 will be held in Wolfson Room I, in the basement. All welcome!
27 September Jonas van Tol (Amsterdam), “William of Orange and the French Wars of Religion”
11 October Karen Hollewand (Utrecht), "Sex and scholarship: the banishment of Hadriaan Beverland"
22 November Anne Goldgar (KCL), "Marketing Arctic knowledge: travel literature and the passions in the seventeenth century”
17 January – Daniel Margócsy (Cambridge), “A Disease of ships and intestines: a maritime history of worms”
31 January – Mark Ponte (Amsterdam), "'All blacks that come to this city': An Afro-Atlantic community in seventeenth-century Amsterdam"
14 February – Jelle van Lottum (Huygens Institute, Amsterdam), “Labour migration to the Dutch Republic: a maritime perspective”
13 March – Ad Putter (Bristol), “The Dutch Hat Makers of Medieval London”
27 March – Freya Sierhuis (York), title t. b. c.
1 May – Margaret Schotte (York University, Ontario), “‘Paper Sailors’: Competing Notions of Expertise in Dutch Nautical Manuals”
15 May – Michael Depreter (Oxford), "The Count of Flanders, the Towns, and England. Patterns of Competing and Complementary Diplomacies in Times of Revolt (14th-15th c.)”