Republicanism, Print, and Notions of Democracy in Early Modern Europe

One-Day Workshop at Northumbria University

Cromwell Dissolving Parliament Engraved by John Hall after a picture by Benjamin West Source: www.albion-prints.com
Cromwell Dissolving Parliament
Engraved by John Hall after a picture by Benjamin West
Source: http://www.albion-prints.com

 

Friday Oct 10, 10:30 am-5 pm

Northumbria University, Sutherland Building, Great Hall

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: Tawny Paul (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        Chair: Rachel Hammersley (UNewcastle)

Plenum: Thoughts and Questions

 

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