Calendar: Lecture

Christine Ferlampin-Acher (Université Rennes 2): „Malegrape: entre humain et animal dans Artus de Bretagne“ et „La virilité en question dans Artus de Bretagne : le clerc et le chevalier“

Bernhard Struck (University of St Andrews): “Central Europe goes Atlantic. The Partitions of Poland-Lithuania, French Guiana, Hurricanes in the Caribbean, c.1760s-1790”

Kalpana Shankar (University College Dublin): Public-Private Partnerships and the Case of Geneaology: Threats to Open Data?

The expansion of digital genealogical research tools has sparked immense growth in this field. A report commissioned by Europeana found that interest in genealogy research doubled between 2008 – 2013 and now online genealogy research is a three billion (US) dollar business. This increased demand has led to a race for market share in the […]

Profesor Marc David Baer (London School of Economics and Political Science): Sultans as Saviours: Early Modern Mediterranean Jewish Accounts of the Ottoman Rulers

Profesor Marc David Baer (London School of Economics and Political Science) will give a lecture on “Sultans as Saviors: Early Modern Mediterranean Jewish Accounts of the Ottoman Rulers” “Messianic impulses lie at the core of early modern Mediterranean Jewish accounts of the Ottoman sultans. Jews’ affective disposition compelled them to be grateful to the rulers […]