Contactgroep 1300-1700 - Research Seminars on European History 1300-1700

The ''Contactgroep 1300-1700'' (a continuation of ''Werkgroep Holland'' and ''Contactgroep Zestiende eeuw'') is a research seminar on European History 1300-1700. The meetings are informal and intended to foster discussion. Everyone is welcome to join. All meetings will start at 15.15 h. There will be drinks afterwards.

If you would like to receive invitations for the upcoming sessions, or information on related topics, you can send your e-mail address to Mrs. Efy Matulessy. Further information can be obtained from the organizers: Prof.dr. Jeroen Duindam, Prof.dr. Peter Hoppenbrouwers and Prof.dr. Judith Pollmann.

For directions see the locations page.

Seminar program first semester 2015-2016

Friday 16 October 2015, 15:15h-17:00h
Angela Ling-Huang (University of Copenhagen), Coping with Commercialization. Institutionalization in Medieval Commodity Trade.
Location: Van Eyckhof 4, room 005

Friday 6 November 2015, 15:15h-17:00h 
Jeroen Duindam (Leiden University), Knelpunten, keuzes, kansen. Het schrijven van Dynasties. A Global History of Power 1300-1800.
Location: Van Eyckhof 4, room 005

Friday 4 December 2015, 15:15h-17:00h 
Jan Frans van Dijkhuizen (Leiden University), Narratives of Reconciliation in Early Modern England: Between Oblivion, Clemency and Remorse.
Location: Van Eyckhof 4, room 005

Friday 29 January 2016, 15:15h-17:00h
Esther Baakman, Tiffany Bousard en Michiel van Groesen (Leiden University), Nieuws in golven. Transatlantisch nieuws in de vroegmoderne Nederlanden.
Location: Van Eyckhof 4, room 005

Seminar program second semester 2014-2015

Friday 27 February 2015, 15:15h-17:00h
Jaco Zuiderduijn (Leiden University), Breaking the piggy bank: what can historical and archaeological sources tell us about late-medieval saving behaviour? 
Room 023b, Huizinga gebouw, Doelensteeg 16, Leiden

Friday 10 April 2015, 15:15h-17:00h
Liesbeth Geevers (Leiden University), Taming the dynasty? Dynastic organization and state formation in Habsburg Spain and Safavid Iran (15th-17th centuries)
Room 023b, Huizinga gebouw, Doelensteeg 16, Leiden 

Friday 1 May 2015

Friday 5 June 2015, 15:15h-17:00h
David Napolitano (Leiden University), De stadsmagistraat in dertiende-eeuws Italië: een verkenning.
Room 023b, Huizinga gebouw, Doelensteeg 16, Leiden

Seminar program first semester 2014-2015

Monday 15 September, 15.00h
David Robinson (Colgate), The Ming Court in a Chinggisid World
Conference room Huizinga gebouw, Doelensteeg 16.

Friday 19 September, 15.15h
Mary Laven (Cambridge), Miracles and the devotional Renaissance in Italy
NB This lecture is organised in the context of the Leiden Week of Religion and sponsored by LUCSoR.
Gravensteen 1.11, Pieterskerkhof 6.

Friday 10 October, 15:15h
Graeme Murdock (Trinity College Dublin), Heretics and neighbours. The religious life of a Savoyard village 16th-18th century
NB This meeting is part of a mini symposium on the same location organized because around the book launch of Jeff Fynn Paul’s, War, Entrepreneurs, and the State in Europe and the Mediterranean, 1300-1800. Patrick O’Brien and David Parrott will also speak during this symposium.
Gravensteen, Pieterskerkhof 6

Friday 17 October, 15:15h
Stuart Jenks (Universität Erlangen), The Economics of Religion: Papal plenary indulgences (1436-1517) in the context of economic theory

Friday 7 November, 13:15h
Jasper van der Steen (UL), Family Troubles and the Problem of Precedence in Early Modern Ruling Dynasties
Van Wijkplaats 4/004

Friday 19 December, 15:15h
Francesco Renzi (UL), Monasteries and Society in Medieval Galicia (XII-XV centuries)
Van Wijkplaats 4/004

Last Modified: 24-09-2015