Category: Holy Roman Empire

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...

Conference paper “Staging and visualizing rituals of punishment between Occident and Orient: a clash of cultures between Russia and “the West”?”

In November 2014, scholars from several universities in Western and Eastern Europe will meet at the University of Konstanz, Germany, to discuss the visualisation of power, resistance and punishment in early modern times. The overall aim of our conference is to find cross-cultural links as...

Conference paper “The Fame and the Negative Image: Opposition and Resistance of the Hungarian Nobility in the Press of the Holy Roman Empire in the 17th Century”

In November 2014, scholars from several universities in Western and Eastern Europe will meet at the University of Konstanz, Germany, to discuss the visualisation of power, resistance and punishment in early modern times. The overall aim of our conference is to find cross-cultural links as...

The criminalisation of labour movements in present-day South Africa – reverberations of 17th century conflicts in Western Europe?

In the issue of September 19, 2014, The Guardian Weekly published an alarming analysis of workers’ action in South Africa’s most important mining region. Two years ago, miners on strike were shot dead by police forces, and both company representatives and leading ANC politicians have...