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Galleons and Galleys: Global Connections 1500-1800 (HI2C1): Timetable

Week


Lecture

Seminar

1

Global Connections, 1500-1800 (GR, MB)

Global History and Early Modernity

2

South American Silver in Asia and Europe (GR)

Silver and the Manila Galleons

3

Maritime Empires and the East and West India Companies (GR, GvM)

Maritime Empires

4

Slavery in Global History (MB)

Global Slavery

5


Moving Plants, Diseases and Animals (AC)

The Columbian Exchange

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

 
7

Diplomatic Gifts and Material Culture (GR)

Ashmolean Museum TRIP

8

War and the Pre-modern World (MB)

War

9


Scientific Knowledge and the Enlightenment (MB)

Science and Technology

10

Exploration and Knowledge of the Pacific (MB, GR)

The Cook Expeditions