September 20, 2016 – Cynthia Brokaw (Brown University)

September 8th, 2016 No comments

MEMHS: 20 Sept., 4:30 P.M. – Cynthia Brokaw, Chen Family Professor of China Studies and Professor of History (Brown University,) “”Every household should have a copy of this text”: Guides to Daily Life and the Popular Reading Public in Early Modern China,” memhs-daily-use-encyclopedias-9-20-2016memhs-daily-use-encyclopedias-illustrations-9-20-16-2-1, Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.

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October 18, 2016 – Liise Lehtsalu (Brown University)

September 6th, 2016 No comments

MEMHS: 18 Oct., 4:30 P.M. – Liise Lehtsalu (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Brown University,)“‘Using the means of such a retreat’: Third Order Monastic Communities in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Italy,” (paper,) Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.

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November 15, 2016 – Alastair Bellany (Rutgers University)

September 4th, 2016 No comments

MEMHS: 15 Nov., 4:30 P.M. – Alastair Bellany, (Professor of History, Rutgers University,) “The Many Bodies of King James VI and I,”  (the-many-bodies-of-james-vii-a-bellany) Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.

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November 22, 2016 – The 37th Church Memorial Lecture, Molly Greene (Princeton University)

September 2nd, 2016 No comments

22 Nov., 5:30 PM. – The 37th William F. Church Memorial Lecture, Molly Greene (Professor of History and Hellenic Studies at Princeton University,) “Ottoman Christians and the Question of Ottoman Society.” Smith-Buonanno, 106. A reception will follow the lecture. Invitation

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February 28, 2017 – Marcy Norton (George Washington University and Fellow at the John Carter Brown Library)

August 30th, 2016 No comments

MEMHS: 28 Feb., 4:30 P.M. – Marcy Norton (Associate Professor of History, George Washington University, and Fellow at the John Carter Brown Library,) “Subaltern Technologies and Early Modernity in the Atlantic World.” Paper. Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.

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April 18, 2017 – Maryanne Kowaleski (Fordham University)

August 26th, 2016 No comments

MEMHS: 18 Apr., 4:30 P.M. – Maryanne Kowaleski (Joseph Fitzpatrick SJ Distinguished Professor of History and Medieval Studies, Fordham University,)  English Seamen and the Realm: Were Medieval Mariners ‘Political’?, Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.

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May 2, 2017 – Charles Carroll (Brown University)

August 25th, 2016 No comments

MEMHS: 2 May, 4:30 P.M. – Charles Carroll (PhD candidate, Department of History, Brown University,) TBA, Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.

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September 15, 2015 – Daniel Hershenzon (University of Connecticut)

June 2nd, 2015 No comments

MEMHS: 15 Sept., 4:30 P.M. – Daniel Hershenzon (University of Connecticut): “Demand and Threaten: Christian and Muslim Narratives of Violence,” Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.

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October 20, 2015 – The 36th Church Memorial Lecture – Elisheva Carlebach (Columbia University)

May 30th, 2015 No comments

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.)

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November 17, 2015 – Zachary Dorner (Brown University)

May 28th, 2015 No comments

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.

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