‘A Violent World? Changes and Limits to Large-Scale Violence in Early Modernity’
29 June – 1 July 2017
All Souls College, University of Oxford
This conference brings global approaches to the history of violence, reassessing the nature of violence during the early modern period. Integrating warfare and other crucial forms of large-scale violence with recent scholarship on the history of collective and inter-personal violence, this three-day conference will probe historical assumptions about the limits of violence and its decline during the early modern period.
Speakers include: Wayne Lee, Anthony McFarlane, Stuart Carroll, Pratyay Nath, Brian Sandberg, Cecile Vidal, Lauren Benton, Adam Clulow, Richard Reid, and James Belich.
For further details see: http://global.history.ox.ac.uk/?page_id=2395
Registration fee: £36 – to register, visit the University’s online store: