Wednesday, July 21, 2010

From Coronation to Chari-Vari: The Many Uses of Ritual and Ceremony in the Early Modern World

1-Day Colloquium at Birkbeck, University of London

Thursday 23 September, 6.30 pm:
Key note address by Prof. Jeroen Duindam (Groningen University), ‘Exhilaration and Ossification: Ritual and Ceremony in the Early Modern World’

Friday 24 September

09.00 Registration and refreshments

09.30 Panel 1: Early Modern France

Dr Glenn Richardson (St Mary’s University College, Twickenham),
‘ “Ritual Informality” at the Court of Francis I of France’
Dr Neil Murphy (University of Winchester), ‘Royal Grace, Royal Punishment: The French Royal Entry Ceremony and the Pardoning of Prisoners, c. 1350-1570’
Prof. Stuart Caroll, ‘Stone Crosses and Satisfaction’
11.30 Break

12.00 Panel 2: The Ottoman Empire

Dr Philip Mansell, ‘Ambassadors and Sultans 1530-1830’
Dr Claire Norton (St Mary’s University College, Twickenham), ‘Ceremony at the Sublime Porte: Ottoman Strategies for Asserting Power and Political Bargaining’

13.30 Lunch

14.30 Panel 3: Authority and Conflict

Denise Murray (University College Cork) ‘The Carrot and the Stick’ – The Battle for the Soul of the MacUilliam Lochter Lordship of Mayo 1585-1601’

Dr Francois Soyer (University of Southampton), ‘Catholicism Triumphant: Ritual and Ceremony in the Public Baptisms of Non-Christians in Early Modern Spain and Portugal’

16.00 Closing Remarks: Prof. Jeroen Duindam

16.30 Reception


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