Schedule 2012-2013

N.B. This information will be updated regularly:

AUTUMN QUARTER:

TUESDAY October 2nd, 2012
Fall Reception and Welcome
Hosted by Prof. Fredrik Albritton Jonsson
Time: 6:30 PM

MONDAY October 15th, 2012
Prof. Fredrik Albritton Jonsson
University of Chicago
“Cornucopian Projects”
Discussant: John Acevedo
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY October 29th, 2012
Carlos Grenier
University of Chicago
“Sufi and Sultan in 15th-Century Iran and the Ottoman Empire”
Discussant: Kirsty Montgomery
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY November 12, 2012
Scott Sowerby
Northwestern University
“Cosmopolitan Histories of Religious Toleration in the English Enlightenment.”
Discussant: Bill Walsh
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY November 26th, 2012
David Lyons
University of Chicago
“The Match and the Gunpowder: Conflicts Religious, Institutional, and Factional in Hume’s Treatment of the English Civil War”
Discussant: Carolyn Purnell
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY December 10th, 2012
John Acevedo
University of Chicago
“Applying the Common Law during the Salem Witchcraft Trials”
Discussant: Joel Benedetti
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

 

WINTER QUARTER:

MONDAY January 7th, 2013
Hunter Harris
University of Chicago
“Bacon’s Rebellion, Colonial Policy, and the English Atlantic, 1676-1688”

Discussant: Lisa Scott
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY January 28th, 2013
Prof. Constantin Fasolt
University of Chicago
“Introduction: From Start to Finish – A Program of Research”
Discussant: Mohamad Ballan
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY February 4th, 2013
Zahit Atcil
University of Chicago
“The Life and Career of Rustem Pasha (1501?-1561)”
Discussant: Theo Beers
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY March 4th, 2013
Tunç Sen
University of Chicago
“Astrology and the Islamic Millennium: Knowledge, Prophecy, Politics at the Ottoman Court 1450s-1550s”
Discussant: Stephen Lamb
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY March 18th, 2013
Gerry Siarny
University of Chicago
“Universal Monarchy, the Balance of Power,
and “the Liberties of Europe,” 1697-1701″
Discussant: Kaveh Hemmat
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319


SPRING QUARTER:

MONDAY April 1st, 2013
Brendan Mackie and Oliver Garland
University of Chicago
“One More Cup of Coffee: The End of the London Coffeehouse”
“Atlantic Poetics: Irony and Narrative in William Robertson’s The History of America”
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY, April 15, 2013
Sheila Wille
University of Chicago
The Ichneumon Fly: The Providential Equilibration of Natural and National Economies in Britain, 1750 – 1840
Discussant: Agatha Kim
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY April 29th, 2013
Hasan Siddiqui
University of Chicago
“Territorial Politics in Northern India, ca. 1710-1800.”
Discussant: Basil Salem
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY, May 13, 2013
Liam Mannix
University of Chicago
“Profit, Growth, and Investment: Agrarian Capitalism and the Religious Orders in Ancien Régime France”
Discussant: Brendan Mackie
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY May 20, 2013
Emin Lelic
University of Chicago
Ilm-i firâset & the Ottoman Weltanschauung: A Window into the Soul of an Empire”  
Discussant: Jose Juan Perez Melendez
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

MONDAY, June 3, 2013
Corey Tazzara
University of Chicago
“Strange Customs: Governance and Tax Collection in the Free Port of Livorno”
Discussant: Tunç Sen
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Pick 319

Workshop to be followed by End of Year Party at The Pub

 

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