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Thesis defence: Teaching Every Principle of the infidels and republicans? Politics and Pedagogy in William Godwin's Children's Book


Department of History and Civilization

Focussing on the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century radical William Godwin, this thesis examines the relationship between children’s books ...


Defendant:
John-Erik Hansson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Supervisor:
Ann Thomson (European University Institute)

Examiner:
Gregory Claeys (Royal Holloway University of London)
Stephane Van Damme (European University Institute)
Prof. Pamela Clemit (Queen Mary University of London)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Camino, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Beyond Exotica. The consumption of non-European things through the case of Juan de Borja (1569-1626)


Department of History and Civilization

Rhinoceros horns, Asian textiles, Chinese porcelain and Indian furniture populate the inventories from consumers in early modern Madrid. These goods h...


Defendant:
Bruno A Martinho (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Supervisor:
Luca Molà (University of Warwick)

Examiner:
Jorge Flores (European University Institute)
Giorgio Riello (University of Warwick)
Bernardo García García (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Torrino , Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Esprits de papier. Une histoire matérielle du travail savant à travers les brouillons de Viviani et Leibniz (ca 1650-1700)


Department of History and Civilization

In November 1689, a brief Tuscan encounter between Leibniz and Galileo’s last disciple Vincenzio Viviani set the stage for the epistemological confro...


Defendant:
Simon François Dumas Primbault (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Supervisor:
Stéphane Van Damme

Examiner:
Antonella Romano
Ann Thomson (European University Institute)
Frédérique Aït-Touati (CNRS)

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: War for Sale. Peninsular War Veterans' Memoirs in the Long Nineteenth Century (1808-1914)


Department of History and Civilization

This is a study of the development of war writing in the nineteenth century, showing how the authorial impulses of veterans from the Napoleonic Wars i...


Defendant:
Matilda Louise Greig (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Supervisor:
Prof. Lucy Riall

Examiner:
Prof. Regina Grafe
Prof. John Horne (Trinity College Dublin)
Philip Dwyer (University of Newcastle Australia)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Merchants and their hometown: Florentines in Antwerp and the duchy of Florence (ca 1500-1585)


Department of History and Civilization

This dissertation investigates the ties between Florentine merchants in Antwerp and their hometown in the sixteenth century. It demonstrates that such...


Defendant:
Christophe Schellekens (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Supervisor:
Luca Molà (University of Warwick)

Examiner:
Prof. Regina Grafe
Prof. Francesco Guidi Bruscoli (Università di Firenze)
Maartje van Gelder (University of Amsterdam)

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Consiglio, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Antiparliamentarian ideas and organic intellectuals in the era of the Metaxas regime: Towards the formation of a 'new state'


Department of History and Civilization

Main aim of this thesis is to shed a new light on the 4th of August of regime, the authoritarian state that was established in August 1936 by Metaxas,...


Defendant:
George Souvlis (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Supervisor:
Ann Thomson (European University Institute)

Examiner:
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Aristotle Kallis (Keele University)
Dylan Riley (University of California at Berkeley)

Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri, Villa Salviati
Read more Antiparliamentarian ideas and organic intellectuals in the era of the Metaxas regime: Towards the formation of a 'new state'

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