Category: Talks and discussions
“Uprisings in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Mediation & the Transformation of Political Culture” examines how the British Empire contained revolution by integrating opposition agents as new spaces of power opened up. The study re-evaluates the challenges posed to the Empire by the Glorious Revolution, the Jacobite Rebellion, the American Revolution, and Jacobin threats of the late 18th century.
In a contribution to volume 4 of “Bloomsbury’s Cultural History of Color” series, Monika Barget has analysed the importance of colours in representations of power and in the construction of political identities of the Enlightenment Age.
Following the publication of our edited volume “Revolts and Political Violence in Early Modern Imagery”, we are now making the corresponding ZOTERO library with bibliographic information on sources and secondary works public. The ZOTERO library can serve as an open resource for further research or teaching.
Among the many men (and often forgotten women) that made the American Revolution, Major John Andre and General Benedict Arnold are especially controversial characters. One a British spy caught by the Americans, the other a successful military leader...
Vortrag zur Verteidung der Doktorarbeit an der Universität Konstanz im November 2018