Category: Portugal and Spain

Conferences on rebellion in Madrid

  “Maison de Velázquez” in Madrid will soon host two conferences on rebellions, revolts and crisis communication in early modern times. The conferences will be held in French and Spanish.  Contributions especially focus on the communicational aspects of conflict and resistance. Relating rebellions to the...

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 “The power of media in visualizing the Dutch Revolt”

M.F.D. Marianne Eekhout (University of Leiden) is an another expert in Dutch history whom we are happy to welcome at our conference on visual depictions of revolt and punishment in early modern times. Marianne works on local memory culture in the Netherlands. Her major interests...