CfP: ‘Cities of Strangeness, 1350-1700: strangers / estrangement / becoming-strange’

Deadline: vrijdag 19 januari 2018 The Northern Premodern Seminar, Friday 11th May, University of Manchester The period spanning the years 1350-1700 saw a massive expansion in urban populations, transforming social formations. Changes and developments in medieval and early modern cities were intricately tied up with trade, migration, politics, economics, shifting possibilities for social mobility, and the …

CfP: ‘Isaac Beeckman in Context: Science, the Arts, and Culture in the Early Dutch Republic’

Deadline: 15 februari 2018 Middelburg, The Netherlands, 27-28 September 2018 1618 was a crucial year in what is now known as the Scientific Revolution. In September of that year the Dutch artisan, theologian, schoolmaster and natural philosopher Isaac Beeckman (1588-1637) was promoted to doctor of medicine in the French city of Caen. To his dissertation …

CfP: ‘The Economic History of the Book in the Early Modern Period’, Antwerpen, 4-6 oktober 2018

Deadline: 31 Januari 2018 Tijdens dit driedaags congres in oktober worden de economische aspecten van het vroegmoderne boek verkent. “Aspects of production, distribution, and consumption have been the subject of thorough study, but analyses of the economics of the book trade remain rare, or less than comprehensive. The special status of the book, its importance for …

CfP: European History across Boundaries (Mainz, 24-26 januari 2018)

Het Leibniz Institute of European History (Mainz, Duitsland) nodigt promovendi uit om deel te nemen aan de workshop European History Across Boundaries from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century. Het symposium vindt plaats van 24 tot 26 januari 2018 in Mainz, Duitsland en wordt mede-georganiseerd door Lyndal Roper. Deelnemers kunnen hun promotieonderzoek presenteren en het transculturele en transnationale …

CfP: Connections in Commerce and Consumption (Sheffield, 15-16 september 2017)

Deadline: zondag 21 Mei 2017 Het Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies organiseert op 15 en 16 september 2017 een congres met als titel: “Connections in Commerce and Consumption: Production, Distribution and Consumption in Britain and Europe, 1500-1800”. De organisatie verwelkomt voorstellen voor presentaties van twintig minuten. Voor meer informatie, zie de oproep.