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Saturday, 4 October 2014

Workshop, Medieval and Early Modern Group, October 10

Republicanism, Print, and Notions of Democracy in Early Modern Europe, One-Day Workshop at Northumbria University, Friday Oct 10, 10:30 am-5 pm

Northumbria University, Sutherland Building, Great Hall (map)

Organisers: Anja-Silvia Goeing, Gaby Mahlberg, Fred Schurink

Programme

10:30               
Coffee


10:45               
Welcome by the Organisers


11:00-12:15        

Chair: Delphine Doucet (USunderland)

Rachel Foxley (UReading): Henry Neville’s Plato Redivivus: a dialogue with democracy?

Laura O’Brien (USunderland): Visual Print Culture and the Debate over Women and Citizenship in the Second French Republic

12:15-13:00      
Keynote


Chair: Anja-Silvia Goeing (UNorthumbria)

Markku Peltonen (UHelsinki): Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes and the causes of the English Civil War

13:00-14:00       
Lunch


14:00-14:40       
Chair: Gaby Mahlberg (UNorthumbria)

Emily Mitchelson (UNewcastle), Amy Shields (UNewcastle): Re-examining Republicanism: Two PhD Case Studies

14:40-14:55    
Coffee


14:55-16:40 Chair: Claudine Van Hensbergen (UNorthumbria)

Fred Schurink (UManchester): Ancient Greek Democracy and the Elizabethan House of Commons: John Osborne’s Manuscript Translations of Demosthenes’ Against Leptines (1582) and Aeschines’ On the Embassy (1583)

Thomas Munck (UGlasgow): Translating politics:  print and the language of power and participation in Europe 1650-1795

Gaby Mahlberg (UNorthumbria): The Translation, Distribution and Reception of English Republican Works in the German-speaking area, c 1650-1850

16:45-17:00
Plenum: Thoughts and Questions

Chairs: The Organisers

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