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Program 2011/12

‘How History Travels: the Translation of Experience and Narrative’

Staff Fellows’ Workshop Funded by HRC

Wednesday 9th May 2012, Institute of Advanced Study, Millburn House

 9.00-9.20 Coffee

 9.20-9.30 Welcome

9.30-10.30 Session 1: Travelling Histories

 Chair: Fabio Camilletti

1) Paul Botley, ‘How Herodotus Came to England, 1474-1476: Greek Exiles and their Dreams’

2) Michael Harrigan, ‘Asian Reflections in Seventeenth-Century French Historiography’

 10.30-11.30 Session 2: The Nineteenth Century and Historicity

Chair: Jessica Wardhaugh

3) Fabio Camilletti, ‘Mourning and Melancholia: History, Memory and Primal Scenes in Post-Enlightenment Dreams of Classical Antiquity’

4) Benjamin Bâcle, ‘From Philosophy to History... and back? Victor Cousin (1792-1867), Eclecticism and Anachronism’

11.30-12.00 Coffee

12.00-13.00 Session 3: Performance and History

Chair: Benjamin Bâcle

5) Jessica Wardhaugh, ‘The Last Laugh? Royalist Satire and Republican Narratives in France, 1870-1940’

6) Stephen Purcell, ‘Translating Performance into Text: How the Clown Scenes of Doctor Faustus Travel’

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.30Session 4: Creative Practice

Chair: Stephen Purcell

7) Will Eaves, ‘Learning Machine: New ‘Topographical’ Poetry and Prose’

14.30-16.00 Round Table