GDN Research Seminars

Spring 2022

23 February 2022, 12.00-14.00 CET: Aysu Dincer Hadjianastasis (University of Warwick): “Diplomatic Exchanges and the Circulation of Aromatics in the Late Medieval Mediterranean” and Martina Hacke (Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf): “Western European Diplomacy in the Late Middle Ages and the Beginning of Modern Times – Attempt to an Overview about the contemporary State of Literature”

25 May 2022, 12.00-14.00 CET: Zoltán Biedermann (University College London), Birgit Tremml-Werner (Linnaeus University): “Whose diplomacy? Tracing indigenous agencies in the ‘colonial archive’”?

Fall 2021

20 October 2021, 12.00-14.00 CET:

Stefan Eklöf Amirell (Linnaeus University, Sweden): “Imperial Expansion and Intercultural Diplomacy: Treaty-making in Southeast Asia, c.1750−1920” and Preedee Hongsaton (Thammasat University, Thailand, Linnaeus University, Sweden): “The modernising king in the Far North: Some comments on King Chulalongkorn’s trip in Sweden, 1897”

In each of the GDN research seminars two members have a conversation about their work in progress followed by a plenary discussion. The seminars are open to anyone interested in global diplomacy.

Other events

10-12 November 2021: Hakluyt Society Symposium: Decolonising Travel Studies: Sources and Approaches

May 2022: Concurrences Cluster in Colonial Connections and Comparisons Annual Lecture with Ronald C. Po (LSE)

Past events

Global Diplomacy

Global Diplomacy Network is a cross-disciplinary, trans-regional network of researchers working on early modern diplomatic relations.

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