Religion and Violence in Early Modern France: The Work of Natalie Zemon Davis

Natalie Zemon Davis will be speaking for us on 30 June at Birkbeck, but for those of you who who want more, this 1 day seminar at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford Upon Avon looks like a must.

Religion and Violence in Early Modern France: The Work of Natalie Zemon Davis
The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, Saturday 28 June 2008

10.15 Welcome and Coffee

11.00 Prof. Natalie Zemon Davis (Toronto), ‘Religion and Violence in Early Modern France’

12.00 Historiographical Responses

Prof. Mack Holt (George Mason), ‘On the ‘The Rites of Violence’’
Prof. Denis Crouzet (Paris-Sorbonne), ‘The view from France’

1.00 Lunch

2.00 Contemporary Responses

Prof. Philip Benedict (Geneva), ‘Images and Violence’

Prof. Mark Greengrass (Sheffield), ‘Elite Responses to Violence’
Dr Penny Roberts (Warwick), ‘Peace and Violence’

3.15 Tea

3.45 Alternative Approaches

Prof. Stuart Carroll (York), ‘Class and Violence’
Dr Sara Beam (Victoria), ‘On Torture’

4.45 The view from elsewhere

Dr Naomi McAreavey (Dublin), ‘Gender and Violence in Ireland’
Dr Robert Johnson (Bath), ‘Violence and Conflict in Modern Central Asia’

With concluding remarks from Prof. Natalie Zemon Davis

REGISTRATION: The cost of registration for this event is £30 (full) or £15 (student/unwaged). Please make cheques payable to the ‘University of Birmingham’, and return with contact details to Graeme Murdock, Department of Modern History, School of Historical Studies, University of Birmingham, B152TT, UK. The final deadline for registration is 16 June. For further information contact: Graeme Murdock. This event is supported by the Universities of Birmingham, Warwick, St Andrews and Oxford Brookes.