IHR Corporate History Seminar, 1500-1800

The Institute for Historical Research will once again be hosting our seminar series during the coming academic year.

Meetings take place at the IHR in the Room 304 from 3 – 4.30pm.


31 October 2017: Timon Screech (SOAS), ‘Corporate practice in Japanese painting’ N. B. This seminar begins at 3.15.

14 November: Anne Murphy (Herts), ‘Guarding the Guardian of Public Credit: managing security at the late-eighteenth-century Bank of England’

28 November: Karolina Hutkova (LSE), ‘The English East India Company and the venture to Bengal raw silk production’

12 December: Noah Moxham (Kent), ‘Science Incorporated: the Royal Society as a London knowledge community’

16 January 2018: Tom Leng (Sheffield), ‘The Merchant Adventurers’

30 January: John Carrigy (NUI, Galway), ‘John Dee and Elizabethan empire’

13 February: TBC

27 February: Jonathan Healey (Oxford), ‘The local history of the English state’

13 March: Sam Ellis (Leeds), ‘Contractors as intermediaries in Eighteenth Century East India Company encounters with the Himalayas’

27 March: Alison Bennett (UCL / British Museum), ‘Shifting patterns of engagement with East African culture, 1880-1940’

8 May: Lisa Hellman (Berlin), ‘Shackled connections: Knowledge circulation in eighteenth-century Central Asia’

22 May: Maria Fusaro (Exeter), ‘The role of maritime employment in the development of English political economy’

 

Convenors

Will Pettigrew, Kent

Liam Haydon, Kent

Aske Laursen Brock, Kent

 

Please contact Will Pettigrew (w.pettigrew@kent.ac.uk) to confirm your interest or with any questions.

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