The 2016-17 programme of the Low Countries History Seminar Series is now available. Everybody with an interest in Low Countries History is welcome.
The series conveners are: Anne Goldgar (King’s College London), Ben Kaplan (UCL), Ulrich Tiedau (UCL), Joanna Woodall (Courtauld)
Meetings: Fridays at 5:15 pm at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. All meetings except 4th November and possibly 18th November in Wolfson Room I, in the basement.
21 October Bruno Blondé (Antwerp), ‘The straw mattresses of a love triangle: Economic growth, social inequality and early modern consumer changes in the eighteenth-century Low Countries’
4 November Stijn van Rossem (London), ‘Editorial Strategies in the early-modern
Room N304 period: the Verdussen case (Antwerp, 1590-1690)’
18 November David Freeman (Kansas City), ‘A Silver River in a Silver World: Dutch
Room tbc merchants in the South Atlantic, 1640s-1740s’ – joint session with the Economic and Social History of the Early Modern World seminar
2 December Nina Lamal (St Andrews), ‘The Low Countries in the news: Italian information networks on the Dutch Revolt’