Category: 16th century

“La médiatisation des révoltes” (Revue Internationale Histoire et Civilisation du Livre)

Following a workshop in Dijon in September 2015, a special issue of the “Revue Internationale Histoire et Civilisation du Livre” will discuss the “mediatisation” of early modern revolts. The contributions will argue that the way in which revolts were communicated and commemorated influenced political discourse and political decision-making as much as the actual acts of violence.

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...

Book project: “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...

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...