Early Modern Events! Week beginning 16/10/17

Monday 16 October

Cabinet of Natural History 
Department of History and Philosophy of Science, 1pm, Seminar Room 1

Lachlan Fleetwood (Cambridge):
‘”The motion of the blood is in fact a sort of living barometer”: Altitude sickness, poisonous plants & instrumentalised bodies in the Himalaya, 1800–1850’

Tuesday 17 October

Slade Lectures in Fine Art 2017-18
Lecture Room 3, Mill Lane, Cambridge, 5-6pm

Professor Stephen Bann (University of Bristol):
“Scenes and Traces of the English Civil War” – “A Kentish Family in Wartime: The Bargraves of Bifrons”

Faculty of English Renaissance Graduate Seminar
Faculty of English, GR06/7, 5.15-6.45pm.

Andrew Hadfield (University of Sussex):
‘Lying, testimony, and murder in early modern England: the case of Annis and George Dell (1606)’

Wednesday 18 October

Cambridge Early Modern British and Irish History Seminar
Trinity Hall, Graham Storey Room, 5.15pm.

Jason Peacey (UCL):
‘”To move the first day of term”: strategies, practices and a seventeenth-century microhistory’

Thursday 19 October

Early Modern World History Seminar
Gonville and Caius College,Senior Parlour, 1-2.30pm.

Peter Burke (Cambridge):
‘Academies at Work and Play in Early Modern Italy’