Thinking the Early Modern World

Thinking the Early Modern World
May 31, 2018

As part of the official presentation of the Anneliese Maier Research Award to Alan Mikhail on September 12, 2018, Cornel Zwierlein is convening a workshop with the following invited guests and program:

  • Erik de Lange (Univ. Utrecht): A sea of threat. Piracy, security and empire in the Mediterranean of the early nineteenth century
  • Henning Schuler (EUI Florence): The Perception of the Levant by British and French Consuls at the close of the Eighteenth Century
  • Kathrin Kleemann (Rachel-Carson Center, LMU Munich): A Mist Connection: The Laki Fissure Eruption of 1783
  • Fredrik Kämpe (University of Stockholm): Convoys, Tributes, and Consuls – The Swedish Convoy Office and the Safety of Neutral Shipping in the Mediterranean 1724–1867
  • Sebastian Jeßegus (Univ. Bochum): Cusanus haereticus? The reception of the DCC in post-Tridentine Rome
  • PD Dr. Heinrich Lang (University of Bamberg): Levantine Objects as seen through Florentine accounting practices in the 16th century
  • Dr. Johann Petitjean (Univ. Poitiers): News and the shape of the Mediterranean, 16th-17th century
  • Dr. Onur Idal (Univ. Hamburg): Izmir and Its Hinterland: An Environmental History of an Ottoman Port-City
  • Prof. Dr. Yavuz Köse (Univ. Hamburg): Title TBA
  • Prof./PD Dr. Cornel Zwierlein (Bamberg/Erfurt): Transcultural hybrid zones and/or Laboratories of Segregation? - European Merchant Colonies in the Levant