Philip Mansel – The Sun King and the Sultan: Louis XIV and the Ottoman Empire

Event Date: 22 October 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Philip Mansel (Author) – The Sun King and the Sultan: Louis XIV and the Ottoman Empire Using unpublished archives and drawings, Dr Philip Mansel shows that the traditional alliance between France and the Ottoman Empire became a corner-stone of …

Elizabeth Sears – Academic Refugees in the 1930s: In and Around the Warburg Circle

Event Date: 22 October 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Elizabeth Sears (University of Michigan) – Academic Refugees in the 1930s: In and Around the Warburg Circle Having accepted the necessity of exile, as they ventured into the unknown refugees had massive practicalities to contend with. This talk draws …

Stefan Halikowski-Smith – Two Missionary Accounts of Southeast Asia in the Late Seventeenth Century

Event Date: 26 September 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Stefan Halikowski-Smith (Swansea University) – Two Missionary Accounts of Southeast Asia in the Late Seventeenth Century Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS): ——————— Talk: ——————– Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 60 SHARES Share on Facebook …

Penny Roberts – Truth during the French religious wars

Event Date: 5 July 2019 Lecture Theatre B5 Chadwick Building, Front Quadrangle, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Penny Roberts (Warwick) – Truth during the French religious wars Truth is always contestable. This lecture will explore that assertion in the context of the sixteenth century. In many ways, the French religious wars …

Philippa Gregory in conversation with Stella Tillyard

Event Date: 16 September 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck presents: Philippa Gregory in conversation with Stella Tillyard The acclaimed historian and author of The Other Boleyn Girl talks about her new book, historical fiction and why she is now, as honorary …

Sujit Sivasundaram – Waves Across the South: Monarchs, Travellers and Empire in the Pacific

Event Date: 5 July 2019 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: The 2019 Prothero Lecture Dr Sujit Sivasundaram (Cambridge) – Waves Across the South: Monarchs, Travellers and Empire in the Pacific The Pacific has often been invisible in global histories written in the UK. Yet it has …

Sara Lipton – Jewish Money and the Image of the Jewish Body in the Middle Ages

  Event Date: 3 July 2019 Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert St, Camden Town, London NW1 7NB The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Sara Lipton (State University of New York at Stony Brook) – Jewish Money and the Image of the Jewish Body in the Middle Ages This lecture is one of a …

Brigitte Marin – Urban government, the police and citizen participation in eighteenth-century Naples: a comparative perspective

Event Date: 29 May 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Brigitte Marin (Aix-Marseille Université) – Urban government, the police and citizen participation in eighteenth-century Naples: a comparative perspective In what ways were ordinary people in eighteenth-century Naples integrated into management of their urban …

Cheryl Porter – Painting Manuscripts with Metals and Insects: Grind or flatten, catch and cook

Event Date: 21 May 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Cheryl Porter (Director of the Montefiascione Project) – Painting Manuscripts with Metals and Insects: Grind or flatten, catch and cook Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS): ————— Talk: ————— Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 60 SHARES …

Mary Vincent – The ‘Martyrdom of Things’: Iconoclasm and its Meanings in the Spanish Civil War

Event Date: 10 May 2019 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Mary Vincent (Sheffield) – The ‘Martyrdom of Things’: Iconoclasm and its Meanings in the Spanish Civil War The Spanish Civil War was among the greatest explosions of iconoclastic violence in European history and, understandably, scholarly …