Distinguished Visiting Scholar 2019

Anne Goldgar (King’s College, London)
March 20-22, 2019

Anne Goldgar is Professor in Early Modern European History at King’s College, London. Her work specialises in seventeenth and eighteenth century European cultural and social history, especially of the Netherlands and of Francophone culture across Europe. She is also interested in print culture, the culture of collecting, and the interaction of society, art and science. Her latest book is about the ways in which tulipmania reflected deep anxieties about the transformation of Dutch society in the Golden Age and is entitled Tulipmania: Money, Honor and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden Age (University of Chicago Press, 2007).

Schedule of Events

Arctic Passions: Selling Early Modern Arctic Disaster

Wednesday, 20 March 2019
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Emmanuel College, Room 119

Graduate & Faculty Seminar: Reading Early Modern Disaster Literature

Thursday, 21 March 2019
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Regent’s Room, Goldring Student Centre

Arctic Reason: Empiricism in the Early Modern Arctic

Friday, 22 March 2019
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Emmanuel College, Room 119