TRANSFORMATIONS: The Atlantic World in the Late Seventeenth Century
March 30-April 1, 2006
The Atlantic History Seminar will host a conference on the transformations that overtook the Atlantic World in the late seventeenth century. A distinguished group of speakers, approaching the topic from different angles
and using different materials, will address the issue in relation to many spheres of life among the Atlantic peoples. Speakers will include Kenneth Banks, Kathleen Brown, Jorge Caņizares-Esguerra, Alan Gallay, David Hancock, Linda Heywood, Jonathan Israel, Jane Landers, Nabil Matar, Jennifer Morgan, Steven Pincus, Daniel Richter, Pamela Smith, John Thornton, and Lorena Walsh.
Historians and scholars in related fields at all stages of their careers are invited to attend and join in the discussions. Travel and accommodation expenses will be the responsibility of attendees. There is no fee, but pre-registration by February 28, 2006, is required; a form is available on the Conference Web site .
The complete program and local arrangements details will also be posted thereas soon as they become available.
Organized by Bernard Bailyn, Karen Kupperman, Joseph Miller, and Mark Peterson, the Conference is co-sponsored by the Atlantic History Seminar at Harvard University, the Atlantic History Program at New York University, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the South Atlantic Humanities Center at the University of Virginia, and the Colonies Seminar at the University of Iowa.
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