Research

Conference presentations and talks by TIDE team members

October 2016

Melo, João. ‘The political and religious dimensions of the Jesuit mission to the Mughal Empire and Ethiopia compared’, Locality and Globality in Early Modern Cultural Encounters, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.

Melo, João. ‘Race and empire in Portuguese historiography and anthropology, 1950–1990’, The Making of the Humanities V, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.

November 2016

Das, Nandini. ‘Hakluyt and India’ (Invited Talk), Hakluyt and the Renaissance Discovery of the World, Hakluyt 400 Centenary Conference, Oxford.

February 2017

Das, Nandini. ‘Cross-Cultural Diplomacy Compared: Afro-Eurasian Perspectives (16th-18th Centuries)’ workshop, Global History and Culture Centre, University of Warwick, UK.

Melo, João. ‘Cross-Cultural Diplomacy Compared: Afro-Eurasian Perspectives (16th-18th Centuries)’ workshop, Global History and Culture Centre, University of Warwick, UK.

Working, Lauren. ‘The Passions of Empire: Sense and Conquest in Jacobean London’ (Invited Talk), Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Liverpool.

March 2017

Working, Lauren. ‘The Passions of Empire: Sense and Conquest in Jacobean London’, Renaissance Society of America annual conference, Chicago, USA.

April 2017

Working, Lauren. ‘The Powhatan in Jacobean Political Thought’, (Invited Talk) Jamestown: 1619 workshop, Dartmouth College, USA.

Working, Lauren. ‘“These seedes, which yet vnpolisht are”: Tobacco and the Social Life of Conquest’, (Invited Talk) Intoxicants and Empire: Space and Material Culture workshop, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

May 2017

Das, Nandini. ‘“Tide in the affairs of men”’, Immigration and Identity in Early Modern England (Invited Talk). Bergen, Norway.

June 2017

Das, Nandini. ‘Sir Thomas Roe: “A Gather’d Self”’ (Invited Talk), Kent-IHR PEIC Seminar Series, Kent.

Das, Nandini. ‘Sir Thomas Roe: Eyewitness to a Changing World’, Hakluyt Society Annual Lecture, London.

July 2017

Working, Lauren. ‘Objects of Resistance, Emblems of Survival: Clothing, History, and the Question of Cultural Appropriation’, American Indian Workshop on ‘Art as Resistance’, Goldsmiths, London.

September 2017

Das, Nandini. ‘Thomas Roe’s Companies’, Hakluyt Society Symposium, University of Kent.

Melo, João. ‘A Brief History of Failed Intentions: the short-lived experiences of joint-stock companies in the Portuguese colonial empire’, (Invited Talk) The Corporation as a Protagonist in Global History workshop, London.

Smith, Haig. ‘“Assemblies of their own Nations”: Perceptions of South Asian Religious Diversity in Seventeenth-Century East India Company Correspondence’, Hakluyt Society Symposium, University of Kent.

October 2017

TIDE panel on ‘Institutions and Empire at Home and Abroad’, Anglo-Iberian Relations conference, Zafra, Spain:

Melo, João. ‘“A continuous movement of disorder”: the rise of Bombay and the Hindu communities of the Estado da Índia’, Anglo-Iberian Relations conference, Zafra, Spain.

Smith, Haig. ‘“Pitiful, ignorant malitious polititians, the Inquisadores of Goa”: the Portuguese in Goa and the defining of English religious governance in Bombay’, Anglo-Iberian Relations conference, Zafra, Spain.

Working, Lauren. ‘Youth, Smoke, and Broken Bodies: anti-Spanish sentiment at the Middle Temple at the outbreak of the Thirty Years’ War’, Anglo-Iberian Relations conference, Zafra, Spain.

November 2017

Working, Lauren. ‘Eating Hearts: Cannibalism and Friendship in Seventeenth Century England and America’, Centre for Visual Arts and Culture, Durham University.