Bernard Picart after Romeyn de Hooghe, Mutilation of the bodies of the brothers

Bernard Picart after Romeyn de Hooghe, Mutilation of the bodies of the brothers de Witt 1672, etching, 27cm x 35cm, 1728, Rijksmuseum Prints and Drawings

Programme 2017-2018

All seminars start at 5:30PM 
Venue: Seminar Room 1, LHRI (Leeds Humanities Research Institute), 29-31 Clarendon Place

All Welcome!  

20 November 2017 
Dr Leticia Villamediana González (University of Warwick) 
‘Entre filias y fobias’: British Enlightenment in the 18th-Century Spanish Press 

04 December 2017 
Dr Alan Mackintosh (University of Leeds) 
Dangers of the ‘Imagination’: The Passions and their Perils in Eighteenth-century Healthcare and Culture

05 February 2018 
Postgraduate themed evening
Convenor: Richard Bellis (University of Leeds) 

Alessio Mattana (School of English, University of Leeds):
‘From one Faculty to Another’: The Verbal and the Visual in Hooke’s Micrographia’

Francis Osis (School of Humanities, University of Glasgow):
‘Bodies of Knowledge: Venereal Disease in Eighteenth-Century Medical Museums’

Richard Bellis (School of PHRS, University of Leeds):
‘Diseased Bodies and Works on Disease: Matthew Baillie’s Morbid Anatomy and the ‘Epistemic Genre’
Theme: The Use and Misuse of Eighteenth-Century Bodies

23 April 2018
Dr David Hope (School of History, Classics and Archaeology Newcastle University)
Material Culture and Consumer Demand in the British Atlantic: The Case of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Servants, c. 1780-1820

30 April 2018 
Dr Elizabeth Wallman (French Department, UCL) 
Political Economy in Action: The Government of Circulation in Eighteenth-Century Beekeeping Manuals


For further information, please contact a member of the Committee:

Gregorio Alonso; Richard Bellis; Kerry Bristol; Valerie Mainz; Peter Maw