UCL European Institute


EME Seminar: Travel and the Idea of Europe

19 January 2011, 12:00 am

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The UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges runs a term-time seminar series with invited and UCL speakers.

The centre is dedicated to the study of the diverse cultural, historical, economic and social exchanges between England and Europe, European countries, the Old World and the New in the period 1450-1800.

Wednesdays at 4.30pm. All welcome.

19th January. Travel and the Idea of Europe

Drayton Jevons Lecture Theatre

  • Wendy Bracewell (UCL, SSEES)
    Double vision: writing back from Europe's eastern margins
  • Daniel Andersson (Wolfson College, Oxford)
    Of books, measurement and coloured shoes: the humanist Orientalism of a Renaissance traveller
  • Anthony Payne (UCL)
    Hakluyt, America and the Ancients: a New World or an Old?