Past EMECC events (2021-22)
Please find listed below the forthcoming events and activities of the Early Modern and Eighteenth Century Centre in 2021-2022, for which a calendar view is also available.
Tues 19 Oct 2021, 4-5 pm
Welcome and Introductions (online)
Wednesday 27 October 2021, 4:30 - 6pm
History Research Seminar (online)
Darrin McMahon (Dartmouth), ‘Equality and the Horizon of Humanity’
Discussant: Aditya Sarkar
Thursday, 21 October 2021, 4:30pm - 6 pm (UK time)
Beat Kümin (Warwick), 'Rural Subjects? Governance, Participation and Self-Representation in Imperial Villages': online talk in a lecture series on 'Urban Governance and Civic Participation in Words and Stone’, co-convened by Birkbeck, Central European University & Erfurt.
For programme details and - mandatory but free - registration, click hereLink opens in a new window.
Tuesday 2 November 2021, 4pm - 5pm
Aysu Dincer-Hadjianastasis: Fragrant Diplomacy': Diplomatic Exchanges and the Circulation of Aromatics in the Late Medieval Mediterranean (pre-circulated)
Discussant: Luca Molà (online)
Tuesday 16 November 2021, 4pm - 5pm
Simon MacDonald (UCL): 'The "English Wallet" Spy Scare (1793)'
Discussant: Mark Knights
Thursday 18 November 2021, 5pm – 6:30pm
Public Impact postgraduate training session
Mark Knights (Warwick) and Kate Smith (Birmingham)
Jointly with the University of Birmingham
Wednesday 24 November 2021, 4:30-6pm
History Research Seminar (Online)
Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford): ‘Republican fraternity in action: Toussaint Louverture and the Saint-Domingue revolution’
Discussant: Dexnell Peters
Tuesday 30 November 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm
Readings on Historical ChangeLink opens in a new window (Online)
Jointly with GHCC
Tuesday 7 December 2021, 4 pm-5:30pm
Holiday gathering – in person on campus! Location tba.
Friday, 10 December 2021, 7-10.30 pm
St John the Baptist church, Berkswell near Coventry - Celebratory 'church ale' featuring quality beers and conviviality co-organized by Warwick's Food GRP, the My-Parish Network and the Spirit of Berkswell project as part of the Resonate Festival's 'Feast' theme for Coventry City of Culture.
ALL WELCOME - for details and tickets, click here.Link opens in a new window
Saturday, 11 December 2021, 10 am - 3.30 pm
Monday, 24 January, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Colin Jones, book release event: The Fall of Robespierre: 24 Hours in Revolutionary Paris
jointly with IHR Modern French History Seminar.
REGISTER HERE (reg page coming soon).
Tuesday, 08 February, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Poppy Freeman-Cuerden (University of Birmingham): 'Women’s Work with Animals in Rural England, 1600-1750'
Wednesday, 09 February, 4:30 - 6:00 pm (History Research Seminar)
Sophia Rosenfield (University of Pennsylvania), 'Does "Choice" Have a History?' (pre-circulated paper)
Chair: Naomi Pullin
Discussant: Claudia Stein
Monday, 21 February (time tba)
The Magical Source: Light-bulb Moments in Research
For PGT's and PGR's, held jointly with the University of Birmingham
with Karen Harvey, Ben Jackson, Naomi Pullin, Charles Walton
REGISTER HERE (soon)
Tuesday, 22 February, 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Reading Session: Networks
REGISTER HERE (soon)
Wednesday, 16 March, 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Ben Marsh (Kent), 'Dirt Eating, Race, and Circulating Bodies in the Eighteenth-Century American South' (pre-circulated)
Chair: Tim Lockley
Discussant: Liana Valerio
Saturday, 7 May 2022, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm