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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
R0.21 (Ramphal Building)

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

Aysu Dincer

powerpoint

handout

Information about the weekly seminar reading lists

Europe around 1500

2

The Social Order
Powerpoint & Handout
Beat Kümin

Society at the Margins

powerpoint and handout

Giada Pizzoni

Social Relationships

3

Gender

Naomi Pullin

powerpoint

handout

Gender case studies

Naomi Pullin

powerpoint and handout

and Sophie Mann

powerpoint and handout

Gender


4

European/Global Expansion

Adrianna Catena

powerpoint

The Americas

Rosie Doyle

Trans-Cultural Contacts

5

Continuity and Change
in the European/Global Economy

Giorgio Riello

Global Commodities and Exchange

Anne Gerritsen

The Early Modern Economy and Commodities

READING WEEK
Theme 2: Religion

7

Religious Life c. 1500

Giada Pizzoni

Popular Piety and Reform case studies

Aysu Dincer and Giada Pizzoni

The Medieval Legacy

8


Luther

Peter Marshall

Calvin

Penny Roberts

The Reformation and Religious Change

9

Radical Reformation

Peter Marshall

The European Reformation

Mark Greengrass

Calvinism and Religious Radicals  

10


The Catholic Reformation

Peter Marshall

Encounters with non-Christians

Anne Gerritsen

Christianity and its encounters with the wider world

Spring Term

Theme 3: Power

1

Power and Authority

Mark Knights

(with assessments briefing by Colin Storer)

Republics

Beat Kümin

The Political Landscape

2

Rebels and rebellions

Beat Kümin

Popular politics case studies

Beat Kümin and Mark Knights


The People and Politics

3


The Ottoman Empire

Aysu Dincer

Imperial case studies

Jonathan Davies on the Habsburg empire; Guido van Meersbergen on the Mughal empire

Early Modern Empires

4

Race and Slavery

Tim Lockley

Political Discourse

Imogen Peck

Race and Slavery

5

Absolutism

Imogen Peck

Absolutism case studies

Michael Bycroft and Jonathan Davies

Absolutism

 READING WEEK 
Theme 4: Culture and Change

7

Popular Culture

Sophie Mann

Print

Luca Mola

Communication

8

The Rennaissance

Jonathan Davies

Visual Culture

Luca Mola

The Renaissance Legacy

9

The Scientific Revolution

Michael Bycroft

Intellectual and Technological Change: Case Studies
Luca Mola and Claudia Stein

Scientific and Technological Change


10

The Early Enlightenment

Michael Bycroft

Case studies: change and continuity

Peter Marshall and Jonathan Davies

 

The Early Enlightenment: Continuity or change?

Summer Term

1

Europe and the world c.1750

Giorgio Riello

Exams Dos & Don'ts


Conclusions

2

Panel Session selection of European World Lecturers


 
 

3

 


Revision session(s)

(To be organised by seminar tutors)