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The European World - Lecture and Seminar Programme

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Week

Lecture 1
Tuesdays, 12 noon in OC0.03 (O
culus Building)

Lecture 2
Thursdays, 11.00am, in
L3 (Science Concourse)

Seminar topics
(click on links for questions, reading and online materials)
 

Autumn Term
Theme 1: Society and Economy

1


Year 2 Welcome &
Approaching Early Modern History
Mark Knights

The European World c. 1500

lecture handout

Aysu Dincer

Information about the weekly seminar reading lists

Europe around 1500

2

Gender Roles

Mark Knights

The Social Order (Handout)

Beat Kümin

Social Relationships

3

Society at the Margins

Penny Roberts

Non-Christian Minorities

Giada Pizzoni

The Poor and other Marginal Groups


4

Rural and Urban Society

Beat Kümin

Essay-writing skills roundtable

handout

Seminar tutors

Daily Life in Early Modern Society

5

Continuity and Change
in the Global Economy

Guido van Meersbergen

Material Culture

Michael Bycroft

The Early Modern Economy

READING WEEK
Theme 2: Religion

7

Religious Life c. 1500

Giada Pizzoni

Christian Humanism:

powerpoint

handout

Peter Marshall

The Medieval Legacy

8


Luther

Peter Marshall

The Radical Reformation

powerpoint

notes

Peter Marshall

The Reformation and Religious Change

9

Calvin

notes

Penny Roberts

The European Reformation

Mark Greengrass (distinguished visiting speaker)

powerpoint

synopsis

Calvinism and Religious Radicals  

10


Catholic Reformation

powerpoint

notes

Peter Marshall

Catholicism beyond Europe

powerpoint

notes

Peter Marshall

The Catholic Reformation  

Spring Term

Theme 3: Culture

1

Panel Session (Society and Religion)

European World Lecturers

Print

Celeste McNamara

powerpoint

notes

Communication

2

The Renaissance

Celeste McNamara

powerpoint

notes

Art and Society

notes

Jonathan Davies

The Renaissance Legacy

3

Elite and Popular Culture

Mark Knights

notes
Jonathan Davies


Elite and Popular Culture

4

The Scientific Revolution


Michael Bycroft

Intellectual and Technological Change Case Studies

Michael Bycroft and Claudia Stein

Intellectual and Technological Change

5

The Ottoman Empire

notes

Aysu Dincer

European Expansion Overseas

notes

Anne Gerritsen

Trans-Cultural Contacts

 READING WEEK 
Theme 4: Politics 

7

Power and Authority

Beat Kümin

Republics

Mark Knights

The Political Landscape

8

Rebellions

Beat Kümin

Popular Politics Case Studies

Claudia Stein & Jonathan Davies

Vacant See Handout

Vacant See powerpoint

The People and Politics

9

Political Thought

notes

Mark Knights

The Military Revolution

notes

Ben Redding

Political Thought

10

Absolutism

Jonathan Davies

Absolutism Case Studies

Michael Bycroft & Mark Knights and here

notes

 

Absolutism, Warfare and the British Alternative

Summer Term

1



Exams Dos & Don'ts

Mark Knights


Conclusions

Please note that seminar tutors will email you to say whether your group's discussion on this topic is being moved to week 2

2


Enlightenment and Modernity

Claudia Stein

PLEASE NOTE

The lecture will be in

OC1.05


 

Panel Session 'Culture and Politics'European World Lecturers

 
 

3

 


Revision session(s)

(To be organised by seminar tutors)