Category: 17th 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.

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...

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...