Comparative European History at the IHR, Autumn 2007

European History, 1500-1800

Roger Mettam, Philip Broadhead, Julian Swann, Peter Campbell, Filippo de Vivo
Mondays at 17.00
Low Countries Room of the Institute of Historical Research (University of London)
Senate House, Malet Street, LONDON, WC1E 7HU


This year there is going to be a special emphasis on comparison every other session in order to encourage greater discussion from a wider audience.

8 October: Professor I.A.A. Thompson (Keele)
‘Rebranding the Nation, Santiago or Santa Teresa? Changing patron saints in seventeenth-century Spain’


22 October: Professor Peter Burke (Cambridge)
‘Uses and Abuses of comparative history’ (comparative)


5 November: Alan Ross (Oxford)
‘A teacher and his pupils in Zwickau-Saxony. A case study in the social and intellectual history of 17th c. education.’


19 November: Professor Brian Pullan (Manchester)
‘The War on Begging in Early Modern Italy’ (comparative)


3 December: Dr Frank Tallett (Reading)
‘The priest as Shylock; the clergy and credit in Old Regime France’