Worlds of Conflict: Violence in the Early Modern Period


CRRS Conference

University of Toronto

21-23 Sept. 2023

In recent years, a growing number of scholars have turned their analyses towards the functions and meanings of violence in a variety of contexts. The early modern world remains a focus of scholars’ energy due to the richness of its source materials and the dynamic and shifting societies that occupied it.

Worlds of Conflict will bring together scholars for an interdisciplinary conference to examine the roles and meanings of violence in the early modern world.


Plenary/Erasmus speakerDr. Stuart Carroll (University of York)Thursday Sept. 21

Other speakers to be announced.

Conference Committee

Amanda Madden
George Mason University
Angelica Pesarini
University of Toronto
Colin Rose

Brock University
Paul Stevens
University of Toronto
Nicholas Terpstra
University of Toronto