Day 1 - Oxford Graduate Workshop: Ideas of Community in the Early Modern World, 1500-1700

Convenors: Alex Beeton, Ellen Paterson

Monday 7 December

13:50 Welcome and Introduction

14:00-15:00 Keynote Address
‘The Many Lives of Gaspar Gomes de Faria: Community and Empire in Seventeenth-Century Portuguese India’
Giuseppe Marcocci (Exeter College)

15:00-15:30 Refreshment Break

15:30-16:30 Community and Religion
‘“Illustrious among refugees”: Huguenot Memoir and Social Standing in Exile’
Nora Baker (Jesus College)
‘“Against all the Catholics”: The Spanish Ambassadors’ Support of English Recusants in Elizabethan England’
Heather McTaggart (Lincoln College)

16:30-17:00 Refreshment Break

17:00-18:00 Community and Violence
‘Early Modern Militias and the Boundaries of Community’
Louis Morris (Pembroke College)
‘“She was not only your mother but your captain”: English Nuns, Religious Violence, and Communal Identity in the Dutch Revolt’
Laura Roberts (Magdalen College)

Tuesday 8 December

14:00-13:30 Community and Rhetoric
‘Petitioning Communities? Companies and Anti-Monopoly Petitions in Jacobean England’
Ellen Paterson (Lincoln College)
‘“Brought out of the English language into German”: Confessional Communities in Print, 1547-1603’
Kate Shore (Lincoln College)
‘Was There an Erasmian Community in England, 1499-1536?’
Tim Wade (New College)

15:30-16:00 Refreshment Break

16:00-17:00 Community in a Global World
‘Church of England Clerics and the Religious Diversity of the Ottoman World: The Case of Dr John Covel, 1670-77’
Charles Beirouti (New College)
‘Fear, Rumour, and Epidemic Disease: Building Communities in Seventeenth-Century North America’
Angeliki Myrillas-Brazeau (Lincoln College)