Saturday, September 10, 2011

Society, Culture and Belief, 1500-1800

The programme for the academic year 2011-12 is on the theme of TRUTH AND CREDIT

Convenors: Surekha Davies (Birkbeck), Laura Gowing (King’s College London), Kate Hodgkin (University of East London) and Michael Hunter (Birkbeck).

Seminars will take place in the Athlone Room, Senate House (Room 102), London, WC1, on the following Thursdays at 5.30 p.m. All are welcome!

**NB On November 3rd only the seminar will take place in Senate House room STB7.


20 October 2011 Koji Yamamoto (University of Edinburgh)

Reformation and the distrust of the projector in the Hartlib Circle

3 November 2011 Mark Hailwood (University of Exeter/ IHR)

‘The Honest Tradesman's Honour’: occupational identity and credit relations in 17th-century England

17 November 2011 Florence Grant (King’s College London)

Trading on others’ credit: imitation, copying and plagiarism in the business of 18th-century science

15 December 2011 Miruna Achim (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City)

Debate, public truth and natural knowledge in 18th-century Mexico


26 January 2012 Mark Greengrass (Research Fellow, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg)

The experiential world of Jean Bodin

23 February 2012 Michael Hunter (Birkbeck)

The accusation of imposture in early modern witchcraft and possession cases

29 March 2012 Tom Betteridge (Oxford Brookes University)

Reformation truth and doubt in the Dialogue Concerning Heresies and Acts and Monuments.

Dr Kate Hodgkin
School of Arts and Digital Industries
University of East London
4-6 University Way
London E16 2RD
tel. 020 8223 3000 (switchboard) 020 8223 2934 (direct line)


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