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Workshop Programme | Thursday 6th July, 10.30-4pm
Coffee and Introductions (10.30-10.45)
Panel 1 (10.45-12.00)
Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic News Networks
Xabier Lamikiz (University of the Basque Country)
Merchant Correspondence between the South American Coast, Spain and Britain, 1750-1830: Sources, problems, and questions
Maxine Berg (University of Warwick)
Redefining the Pacific: the Nootka Crisis and the Pacific Northwest 1778-1798
Panel 2 (12.00-1.15)
Who Kept What and Why? Archival Context and the Problems Faced by Researchers
Huw Davies (King's College London)
Reconstructing Eighteenth Century Military Knowledge Networks: The Use and Abuse of Archival Sources'
Valentina Caldari (Oxford University)
What can Dowry Provisions Tell us About Evolving Patterns of Empire?
Panel 3 (2.15-3.30)
The Empire Writes Back: Trans Oceanic and Imperial Correspondence
Anthony McFarlane (University of Warwick)
Breaking Bad News: Letters from Montevideo, 1810-1811
Joseba Gabilondo (Michigan State University)
The Basque Enlightenment, Cuba, and Slavery: for a Genealogy of Imperial Entanglement
Closing Discussion (3.30-4pm)