Welcome to EMWorkshop

The Early Modern Workshop (emworkshop at fas.harvard.edu) is based in the History Department at Harvard and announces events sponsored or co-sponsored by early modern historians at Harvard. These events are also listed below on this page, including our annual graduate conference with Princeton. To join our mailing list, please subscribe below.

 

In addition, if you would like to know more about Harvard’s interdisciplinary activities concerning the early modern period please visit https://earlymodernworld.fas.harvard.edu

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Spring Semester 2022
 

EM Workshop Fri-Sat Feb 18-20, 2022
Harvard-Princeton grad conference, convened by Harvard.
 

Fri April 8, 2022, noon-1:30pm
Eveline Szarka (Visiting Fellow in History, Harvard): “Safer, Simpler, Swifter, Shorter. Practical Knowledge in Daniel Schwenter’s Handbook on Secret Communication (1618)”, with comment by Kelly McCay (History, Harvard)
Robinson Hall Conference room. In person event within the covid restrictions in effect at the time.

 

Tuesday April 19, 2022 4:30PM EST
Early Modern Workshop presents a debate on “Predestination: its Profile in Early British and American Modernity. A Debate” featuring David Hall (Harvard Divinity School) and James Simpson (English, Harvard), with Michelle Sanchez (Harvard Divinity School) as moderator. Robinson Hall Conference Room (formerly the Lower Library). In person, within the Covid regulations in force at the time.

 

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 5:00-6:30PM EST
Harvard Medieval History Workshop and Early Modern Workshop
How Does Stuff Happen? A Roundtable on Causality in Medieval and Early Modern History
The opening discussants are Sama Mammadova, Reed Morgan, Konrad Boeschenstein, and Sergio Leos all in the History department at Harvard
Location: Robinson Hall Conference Room (formerly Lower Library)

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Semester 2021


Friday, October 15, 2021 12-1:30PM EDT
David Lines (University of Warwick),  “Questioning Authority in the Early Modern Classroom: Teaching the Sciences at the University of Bologna.”
Location: Online, Registration Link
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting

 

Friday, November 12, 2021 12-1:30pm EST
Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger (Rektorin, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin), "Rituals and procedures of decision-making: Early Modern Assemblies of Estates."
Location: Online, Registration Link
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting