Jan 13 2022
Registration now open for ‘Richard Hakluyt and the French Connection’
Registration is now open for 'Richard Hakluyt and the French Connection', a one day conference being held in Oxford and online over Zoom on Friday 4 February 2022.

To register, sign up via Eventbrite (https://bit.ly/31UARAW for in person attendance, or https://bit.ly/34KhfR4 for online). We hope that offering a hybrid mode of attendance will support participants who would rather not attend in person in light of current Covid levels: please email hakluyt.oxford.paris.2022@gmail.com if you have any questions.


9:00-9:15 — Coffee and Introductory Remarks

9:15-10:45 — Keynote: Anthony Payne - 'Hakluyt and France: People, Politics and Publication'

10:45-11:15 - Break

11:15-12:30 — Panel:

Bernard Allaire - 'The lost manuscripts of Cartier and Roberval's expedition to Canada (1541-1543)'

Pierre-Ange Salvadori - '‘Hakluyt, Guillaume Postel and the Arctic: inventing a “site of mediation” in Late-Renaissance Paris and Europe'

Katherine Ibbett - 'Certain signs: on Indigenous emotion in translation'

12:30-14:00 — Lunch

14:00-15:30 — Keynote: Frank Lestringant - 'When Richard Hakluyt meets André Thevet (1583-1588)'

15:30-15:45 — Coffee break

15:45-16:25 — Lightning talks & Discussion:

John Carrigy - “Richard Hakluyt as historian”

Lucas Aleixo Pires dos Reis - “The Account of Richard Rainolds and Thomas Dassel: commercial competition between the English, French, and Portuguese in the late 16th century Senegambia”

Nathalie Jeter - “‘Le plus beau & le meilleur païs que j’aie encore vu’: eyewitness as device in the recruitment pamphlet of Durand de Dauphiné”

Noah Michaud - “Prompts for African Principall Navigations: Knowledge of Africa Circulating in France at Hakluyt’s Arrival”

16:35-16:40 — Break

16:40-17:00 — Closing paper: Ladan Niayesh - “The French Mediator in English Voyage Drama: Fletcher and Massinger's The Sea Voyage (1622)"