To attend in Pisa: Mobility, Identification, and Identity in the Early Modern Mediterranean

A Joint SNS-Yale Graduate Student Workshop

15-16 December 2017: Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

Open to the Public (pre-registration not required)



Friday 15 December 2017


9:45  Welcome by Stefania Pastore (Scuola Normale Superiore)


Session I

10:00  David Sebastiani (SNS), “For the Mouth Speaks What the Heart is Full Of”: Contested Words and Intercultural Encounters in an Inquisitorial Trial (Venice, 1588)

ToC: Cambridge History of Judaism, vol. 7, The Early Modern World, 1500-1815, edited by Jonathan Karp and Adam Sutcliffe

Introduction Jonathan Karp and Adam Sutcliffe
Part I. European and Mediterranean Jewry 1500–1650:
1. The Catholic Church and the Jews,  Kenneth Stow
2. Judaism and Protestantism,  R. Po-chia Hsia
3. The rise of Ottoman Jewry,  Joseph R. Hacker
4. The shifting legal and political status of early modern Jewries,  Andreas Gotzmann
5. Jews and the early modern economy,  Francesca Trivellato

Call for Papers: Being Jewish and Poor. Social Roles and Agency in Christian and Muslim Worlds (Middle Ages - Early Modern Period)

CNRS/Centre Roland Mousnier – Université Paris Sorbonne / EHESS/Centre de Recherches Historiques/Etudes juives


Colloque international / International Conference

Appel à contribution / Call for paper

(Date limite de l’appel 1er février 2018 / Deadline 1st February 2018)

Être juif et pauvre.


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