MEMHS: 15 Sept., 4:30 P.M. – Daniel Hershenzon (University of Connecticut): “Demand and Threaten: Christian and Muslim Narratives of Violence” D.Hershenzon_Chapter III_6.9.15, Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
20 Oct., 4:00 PM. – The 36th William F. Church Memorial Lecture, Elisheva Carleback (the Salo Wittmayer Baron Professor of Jewish History, Culture and Society, Columbia University) will give a talk on “Revealed Beauty and Hidden Danger: On Jewish Books of Time in Early Modern Europe,” Winnick Chapel at the Brown/RISD Hillel building (80 Brown St.)
MEMHS: 17 Nov., 5:00 P.M. (Note time change) – Zachary Dorner, (Brown University): “De-localizing Medicine in the English East India Company’s Medical Service, 1730-90,” Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
MEMHS: 15 Dec., 4:30 P.M. – Roquinaldo Ferreira (Brown University): “Building Empire in West Africa: Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) and the Foundation of the Portuguese fort of Uidá (1721),” Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
MEMHS: 16 Feb., 4:30 P.M. – Christopher Gillett (Brown University): “‘We Think it Just to Hear all Parties’: Catholicism and Radicalism in the Making of the English Commonwealth,” Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
MEMHS: 15 March, 4:30 P.M. – Michael Maas (Rice University/Dumbarton Oaks): “Patterns of Subordination to Rome in Late Antique Diplomacy,” Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
MEMHS: 19 April., 4:30 P.M. – Amy Remensnyder (Brown University,) TBD, Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
MEMHS/Medieval Studies: 16 Sept., 4:30 P.M.: Philippe Buc (Professor of History, Universität Wien (University of Vienna)) will give a talk entitled “The Logic of Exegesis and the Logic of Violence: Medieval Exegesis and More Modern Holy Warfare.” Annmary Brown Memorial, 21 Brown St.
21 Oct., 5:30 PM. – The 35th William F. Church Memorial Lecture, Paula Findlen (Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History; Director of the Suppes Center for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Director,) “Inventing Medieval Women: History, Memory, and Forgery in Early Modern Italy”, Smith-Buonanno, 106.