JOURNEES D’ETUDE: “Early Modern European Circulations: Objects, Networks and Cultural Spaces / Identities” , 13-14 nov., Paris 3

Lit&Res  Network : ‘Literature and Material Culture’

Early Modern European Circulations:  Objects, Networks and Cultural Spaces /Identities 

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3, 13-14 November 2015

Institut du Monde Anglophone, 5 rue Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris (métro stop : Odéon), Room 16


12 :00 Lunch

13:30-14:45 WORKSHOP 1: Early Modern European Armour: Circulations and the Loss of Valour

13:30: Welcome

13:45:  Juliette Allix (Université Paris I & Ecole du Louvre): ‘The Itinerary of Francis I’s Armour: from Innsbruck to Paris’

14:05: Laetitia Sansonetti (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre): ‘Rapiers in England: a yard and a third of European foppery’

14:25: Christine Sukic (Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne): ‘“My poore stump and I”: Prosthetic Heroism’

14:45: discussion

15:30-16:30 WORKSHOP 2: Print & Paper Objects: National or European Narratives? (I)

15:30 Warren Boutcher (Queen Mary University of London): ‘Making a non-networked book: Montaigne’s Essais, family identity, and the European republic of letters’

15:50 Line Cottegnies (Sorbonne Nouvelle): ‘The European Circulation of Prints and Anti-Jesuit Propaganda’

16:10 Discussion

16:30 Pause

17:00–18:00 WORKSHOP 3: Print & Paper Objects: National or European Narratives? (II)

17:00 Louise Fang (Sorbonne Nouvelle): ‘Playing Cards and History Telling’

17:20 Joad Raymond (Queen Mary University of London): ‘News as a Foreign Object in European Literature’

17:40 Discussion

18:00 End of Day I



9:30 – 10:30 WORKSHOP 4: Craftsmanship Across the Borders

9:30 Angela McShane (Victoria & Albert Museum): ‘All the world in a Venice Glass’

9:50 Chantal Schütz (Ecole Polytechnique): ‘The European Circulation of Lutes’

10:10 Sandrine Parageau (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre): ‘Who Owned the Watch in Early Modern Europe?’

10:30 Discussion

11:00 – 12:30 WORKSHOP 5: Substance(s), Domestic and Outlandish

11:00 Spike Sweeting (Royal College of Arts & Victoria & Albert Museum): ‘Urban and Transnational Meat, 1660-1800’

11:20 Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle): ‘What’s in a Rose? : Domestic Purgatives and Purgative Poetry’

11:40: Anne-Laure De Meyer (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle): ‘The European Circulations of Digby’s Powder of Sympathy’

12:00: discussion


14:00 – 15:45 Visit:  Musée de la Médecine, rue de l’Ecole de Médecine.

16:00 – 17:30 WORKSHOP 6: European Fashion(s) and their circulations

16:00 Rebecca Unsworth (Queen Mary University of London and Victoria & Albert Museum): ‘Picturing Fashions: Disseminating Dress in Early Modern Europe’

16:20 Aurélie Griffin (Université Jean Monet Saint-Etienne): ‘Sleeves and Power in Early Modern Europe’

16:40 Elaine Tierney (University of Manchester): ‘Fireworks in Print: Capturing the Ephemeral Object in Seventeenth-century England and France’

17:00 Discussion – Round table

17:45 – End of Day II


18:30  End