Low Countries Seminar

Convenors: Anne Goldgar (KCL), Benjamin Kaplan (UCL), Ulrich Tiedau (UCL)

Featuring speakers from the Low Countries and further afield, as well as from Britain, the Low Countries seminar is an opportunity for scholars and students to keep up-to-date on the latest work in Low Countries history.

2014/2015 Seminar Series

Friday afternoons at 5:15pm.

Venue: Past and Present Room 202, 2nd floor, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House.

Autumn Term

10 October
Theo Hermans (UCL), 'Miracles in Translation. Justus Lipsius, Our Lady of Halle and Two Dutch Translations'
24 October
Sebastian Felten (KCL), 'Monetisation in the periphery of the Netherlands, c.1700-1900'
21 November
Jaap Verheul (Utrecht), 'The Atlantic Pilgrim: John Lothrop Motley and the American Discovery of the Netherlands'

Spring Term

16 January
Sina Rauschenbach (Potsdam), `Jesuits, Remonstrants, and Jews: Theological Encounters in the Early Modern Dutch Republic’
30 January
Alastair Hamilton (Warburg), 'Audacity and compromises: Arabic Studies in Utrecht in the early eighteenth century'
13 February
Karen Hearn (UCL), 'The Netherlandishness of 16th and 17th Century British Art: the Case of Cornelius Johnson’
27 February
Claudia Swan (Northwestern), `Dutch Diplomacy and Trade in Rariteyten: Episodes in the History of Material Culture of the Dutch Republic’

Summer Term

15 May
Jaap Geraerts (UCL), 'Contested rights: the Dutch Catholic nobility and the jus patronatus, c. 1580-1720'
29 May
Vera Keller (Oregon), 'The World of Cornelis Drebbel (1572-1633): Transnational Science and Dutch Historiography'

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Ben Kaplan: