Power in Iceland / Perfection and Colonialism
25 April 2018, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
This event is part of the Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies (MREMS) seminar series.
Institute of Advanced StudiesGower StreetLONDONWC1E 6BTUnited Kingdom
Join us for two papers by Marina Bezzi and Daniel White, which will investigate ideas of perfection in Early Modern colonial discourses and power acquisition in Medieval Iceland.
Marina Bezzi is a PhD researcher based at SELCS, UCL whose work focuses on the travel writings of authors such as Richard Hakluyt and La Popelinière. Daniel White, who is also completing a PhD at SELCS, works on Medieval Iceland.
The papers will be followed by questions and discussion, and accompanied by some drinks and nibbles.
'The idea of perfection in Richard Hakluyt and La Popelinière's support of colonialism' - Marina Bezzi, UCL, SELCS.
'How to win friends and influence people: Lessons in acquiring power from thirteenth-century Iceland' - Daniel White, UCL, SELCS.
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