Newberry Seminar in British History

Since 2010-2011, the Nicholson Center for British Studies has co-sponsored of the Newberry Seminar in British History at the Newberry Library.

The Newberry Seminar in British History brings scholars and students from Chicagoland institutions together to discuss their ongoing research in a workshop format. It is open to graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty at any stage of their careers.

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British History Seminar Series (2017-18)


The Newberry Seminar in British History brings scholars and students from Chicagoland institutions together to discuss their ongoing research in a workshop format. It is open to graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty at any stage of their careers. Seminar sessions are held on Fridays from 3 - 5 pm at the Newberry, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago. Please consult the bulletin board in the lobby on the day of the seminar for the room location.

The seminar is co-sponsored by the history department at Northwestern University, the Nicholson Center for British Studies at the University of Chicago, and the Irish Studies program at DePaul University.

Deborah Cohen, Northwestern University, and Fredrik Jonsson, University of Chicago, are the coordinators for the 2017-2018 seminar.

To attend, please read our Registration Information. Sign up to receive email updates about this seminar.
 


Friday, October 27, 2017

Scott Sowerby, Northwestern University

“The Confessional State and the Fiscal-Military State in Early Modern Europe”

 

Friday, November 10, 2017

Dan LeMahieu, Lake Forest College

Dan LeMahieu, Lake Forest College
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Friday, February 16, 2018

Colin Rydell, University of Chicago

“Alcohol in the Garden of Eden: The Cider Boom in England, 1650-1763”

 

Friday, April 27, 2018

Eleanor Hubbard, Princeton University

“Englishmen at Sea: Sailors, Merchants, and Empire 1580-1620”