Convenors: Liesbeth Corens (Queen Mary), Anne Goldgar (King’s College London), Ben Kaplan (UCL), Ulrich Tiedau (UCL), Joanna Woodall (Courtauld)
Meetings: Fridays at 5:15 pm at the Institute for Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. All meetings will be held in Wolfson Room I, in the basement. All welcome!
27 September – Jonas van Tol (Amsterdam), “William of Orange and the French Wars of Religion”
11 October – Karen Hollewand (Utrecht), “Sex and scholarship: the banishment of Hadriaan Beverland”
22 November – Anne Goldgar (KCL), “Marketing Arctic knowledge: travel literature and the passions in the seventeenth century”
17 January – Daniel Margócsy (Cambridge), “A Disease of ships and intestines: a maritime history of worms”
31 January – Mark Ponte (Amsterdam), “‘All blacks that come to this city’: An Afro-Atlantic community in seventeenth-century Amsterdam”
14 February – Jelle van Lottum (Huygens Institute, Amsterdam), “Labour migration to the Dutch Republic: a maritime perspective”
13 March – Ad Putter (Bristol), “The Dutch Hat Makers of Medieval London”
27 March – Freya Sierhuis (York), title t. b. c.
1 May – Margaret Schotte (York University, Ontario), “‘Paper Sailors’: Competing Notions of Expertise in Dutch Nautical Manuals”
15 May – Michael Depreter (Oxford), “The Count of Flanders, the Towns, and England. Patterns of Competing and Complementary Diplomacies in Times of Revolt (14th–15th centuries)”