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Week 1 Seminar

'Early Modernity'

Waldseemueller Map

Martin Waldseemüller, 'Map of the World' (1507). Library of Congress (public domain).


In this introductory seminar we shall get to know each other's interests and backgrounds, discuss the outline and assessment requirements of the module (and dissertations) and how to prepare for future classes. For preparation please think of the most interesting piece of secondary literature about early modernity that you have read and come ready to convince one of your new colleagues that they should read it!