Conveners: Prof. Heinz-Gerhard Haupt and Prof. Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla
Venue: Florence, Italy - Villa Schifanoia, Sala Europa
The Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute is a major centre of comparative and transnational European history. The courses will allow you to continue and to broaden your research interests in this field. Well known specialists from the European University Institute and from other European outstanding Institutions will present interesting ways of writing the history of Europe as well as raising important questions on its development.
At the same time, you will have the opportunity to meet our researchers, who are preparing their Ph.D. in this European institution, participate in a seminar in this centre of excellence, visit the library and have time to get all information about how to apply to the European University Institute.
Possibility of writing a new European history
Comparative history and Trans-national History of Europe. State of the art, main problematics, perspectives of research
Varieties of historical comparison: Transfer history and "histoire croisée" - Trans-national History
Comparative approaches to the history of Early Modern Europe: views from the north, the south and the east of Europe
Approaches to a comparative cultural history of Europe
Approaches to a comparative cultural history of Europe in a World Perspective
The topics will be presented and discussed by eminent Professors coming from the main European universities
Tuesday 5 September
19.00 Key note conference - Prof. Marcello Verga (Università di Firenze)
20.00 the organizers Profs. Heinz-Gerhard Haupt and Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla welcome you with a reception at Villa Schifanoia
Wednesday 6 September
9.00-10.30 - Discussion on the Key-note conference
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-12.00 - General introduction to the EUI and to the Department of History and Civilization
(Head of Department, the organizers and some researchers will explain the teaching system of the HEC)
12.00- 13.00 Discussion on the readings on comparative and trans-national history. Presentation of his/her thesis by a HEC researcher
14.30 - 16.30 - Profs. Heinz-Gerhard Haupt and Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla, "Comparative history and Comparative History of Europe. State of the art, main problematics, perspectives of research"
16.30-17.00 Coffee Break
17.00.-18.30 - Presentation of his/her thesis by HEC researchers (Olivia Orozco and Axel Anderson, EUI)
Thursday 7 September
9.00-11.00 - Profs. Heinz-Gerhard Haupt and Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla, "Trans-national history and Trans-national History of Europe. State of the Art, Main Problematics and Perspectives for Research"
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-13.00 - Lecture and discussion: Prof. Michael Werner (EHESS, Paris), Title to be confirmed
14.30- 18.30 - Lecture and discussion: Prof. Christoph Conrad (Université de Genève) and Prof. Jean-Frédéric Schaub (EHESS, Paris), "Construction of the object and research design in comparative history: Examples from the 19th and 20th centuries"
Friday 8 September
9.00-11.00 - Lecture and discussion: Prof. Margrit Pernau (University of Berlin/Deutsche Schule New Dehli), "Transantional and Entangled History"
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-13.00 Visit of the EUI library
14.30 -18.30 - Lecture and discussion: Prof. Michael Müller (University of Halle, Germany), Title to be confirmed
Saturday 9 September
9.00-11.00 - Lecture and discussion: Prof. Yosef Kaplan (University of Tel Aviv, Israel), "The networks of the "Jewish Portuguese Nation" in the Early Modern Period"
11.00 -11.30 Coffee
11.30-13.00 Lecture and discussion: Prof. Antonella Romano (EUI), "Science and long distance networks: the shaping of early modern scientific culture of Europe (XVIth - XVIIIth c.)"
14.30 -16.00 - Lecture and discussion. Prof. Giulia Calvi (EUI), "Was there a "European family"? A comparative perspective on historiographies of early modern Europe"
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16.30 - 18.30 - Round Table
20.00 Dinner offered by EUI
Sunday 10 September - Departure
Please note that the deadline to submit applications has been postponed until 31st May!
European University Institute
Department of History and Civilization
Summer School Secretariat - Ms Francesca Parenti
Via Boccaccio 121
50133 Florence - Italy
ph.: +39 055 4685541 fax: +39 055 4685203
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