Conference - Frontier and border regions in early modern Europe - June 21st and 22nd

Venue
The Moore Institute and The Applied Optics Seminar Room

Date & Time
21st June, 2012 @ 09:00:00

History, School of Humanities The Moore Institute

Frontier and border regions in early modern Europe

21-22 June 2012

Thursday 21 June (Moore Institute Seminar Room)

09.00 – 09.20

Raingard Eßer, University of Groningen, the Netherlands;

Steven Ellis, National University of Ireland, Galway

Introduction

09.20 – 10.10

Steven Ellis, National University of Ireland, Galway

‘Ireland’s “lost” English region: the English Pale in early Tudor times’

10.10 – 11.00

Gerald Power, Metropolitan University, Prague, Czech Republic

‘The English Pale as a region in later Tudor Ireland’

11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break

11.20 – 12.10

Chris Maginn, Fordham University, New York, USA

‘Beyond the Pale: the making of the kingdom of Ireland’

12.30 – 13.40 Buffet lunch

13.40 – 14.30

Diana Newton, University of Teesside, UK

‘The trials and tribulations of a border saint: Saint Cuthbert and the Reformation’

14.30 – 15.20

Andy Sargent, National University of Ireland, Galway,

‘Ruling the borders: the Elizabethan government and the English west march’

15.30 – 16.00 Afternoon tea

16.00 – 16.50

Anna Groundwater, University of Edinburgh, UK

‘Renewing the Anglo-Scottish border: reassessing 16th-century frontier societies’

17.00 Book launch

Raingard Eßer, The Politics of Memory: the Writing of Partition in the seventeenth-century Low Countries (Brill, 2012);

Christopher Maginn, William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State (Oxford, 2012)

19.00 Conference dinner

Friday 22 June (Applied Optics Seminar Room)

09.00 – 09.50

Günther Lottes, University of Potsdam, Germany

‘Living with borders: the case of the Holy Roman Empire’

09.50 – 10.40

Bertrand Forclaz, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

‘Identities at the crossroads of borders: two allied territories of the Swiss Confederation during the Thirty Years War’


10.40 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.50

Raingard Eßer, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

‘Not so united: Dutch provinces between the Republic and the Holy Roman Empire’

12.00 Buffet lunch