Congreso “Managing the News in Early Modern Europe 1500-1800”, Ámsterdam 18-20 junio 2014


Wednesday 18 June
Doelenzaal, University Library, Singel 425
16:00 – 16:15
Frank van Vree (Dean, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam)
16:15 – 17:45
Jacob Soll (University of Southern California)
Early Modern News Between Public and Secret Spheres
Chair: Frank van Vree (University of Amsterdam)
17:45 – 18:45
(with World Cup screen!)
Thursday 19 June
Doelenzaal, University Library, Singel 425
9:30 – 10:30
Brendan Dooley (University College Cork)
International News Flows in the Seventeenth Century: Problems and Prospects
Session 1 (Chair: Geert Janssen)
11:00 – 12:30
Carmen Espejo Cala (Universidad de Sevilla)
The invention of the gazette. Design standardization in Spanish newspapers , 1600-1650
Joop Koopmans (University of Groningen)
The Second Life of Early Modern Newspaper Reports in Dutch News Periodicals
12:30 – 14:00
Session 2 (Chair: Frans Blom)
14:00 – 15:30
Paola Molino (University of Vienna)
Newsletters from Italy or Italian Newsletters? A Comparative View of the Fuggerzeitungen
Will Slauter (Paris 8)
News Piracy in Early Modern England
15:30 – 15:50
Session 3 (Chair: Helmer Helmers)
15:50 – 17:20
Una McIlvenna (University of Sydney)
When the News was Sung: Ballads as News Media in Early Modern Europe
Michiel van Groesen (University of Amsterdam)
Reading Newspapers in the Dutch Golden Age
Friday 20 June
VOC-Room, East India House/Bushuis, Kloveniersburgwal 48
Session 4 (Chair: Michiel van Groesen)
9:00 – 10:30
Paul Nelles (Carleton University, Ottawa)
Nuove di Roma: The Making of Jesuit News (1547-1565)
Stéphane Haffemayer (Université de Caen)
Mazarin, Information, and Communication during the Fronde
Session 5 (Chair: Michiel van Groesen)
11:00 – 12:30
Helmer Helmers (University of Amsterdam)
News, Public Diplomacy, and the Thirty Years’ War
Kees Teszelszky (Eötvös Loránd University)
The Use of News and Information about Hungary and Transylvania in
the Dutch Republic and the Southern Netherlands between 1618 and 1626
Concluding Remarks
13:15 – 14:15
Joad Raymond (Queen Mary, London)