Category: 17th century

Perceptions of local uprisings in Swedish and Danish diplomatic correspondence of the 1620s

Following our participation in the RSA annual conference in 2015, we have decided to publish a collective volume on revolts and diplomacy in early modern times. Alongside scholars from Germany, England, Russia, France and Hungary, Nils Erik Villstrand and Miriam Rönnqvist have contributed a Scandinavian...

Revolts and Revolutions on Screen – a Selection of Documentaries and Period Films

“The English Peasants’ Revolt of 1381”, British documentary: “Der Deutsche Bauernkrieg” (The German Peasants’ War of 1525), German documentary produced by ZDF: “By the sword divided”, British costume drama series in ten episodes from 1983, produced by BBC Television: “Constitutional Revolution and Civil War, 1640-1646”,...

Coming soon: “Writing rebellion in early modern diplomacy”

In a collaborative endeavour, the research group “Revolts as Communicative Events in the Early Modern Period” based in Konstanz, Germany, has assembled scholars from all across Europe (including Russia) and the United States to contribute collectively to ongoing academic debates on early modern diplomacy. We...

Gewalt und ihre Bildsprache – Einladung zur Podiumsdiskussion an der Universität Konstanz

Ganz herzlich laden wir alle Interessierten – vor allem auch die Bürgerinnen und Bürger der Stadt Konstanz – zu einer öffentlichen Podiumsdiskussion über visualisierte Gewalt in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart ein. Mit dieser Diskussionsrunde eröffnen wir am 14. November um 18 Uhr in Raum R 511 ...

“Visualizing revolt and punishment in early modern times” – Conference Session II

On 15th and 16th November, the second conference on “Visualizing Revolt and Punishment in Early Modern Times” will take place at the Bischofsvilla in Konstanz after the success of the first conference at Harvard last April. During the conference we will explore conflict- and contact...