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Workshop: Notions and Practices of Self
7 September, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pmFree
A workshop between the University of Sheffield, the University of Cambridge, and the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg.
Limited places are available to attend this free full day workshop, which will be followed by dinner at a local restaurant. The deadline for registration (using the contact form below) is midday on Tuesday 1st September.
The papers to be presented are as follows:
Annika Raapke (Oldenburg):
‘Sadly, I couldn’t fight, for I was ill’:
Conflicted Masculinities in the 18th century Caribbean.
James Brown and Tim Wales (Sheffield),
‘A Merry Parson’:
Self and Sociability in the Case of Nathaniel Rothwell
Jessica Cronshagen (Cambridge),
Slaves, Maroons and Missionaries:
Practices of Selfhood during the
Moravian Slave- and Saramaccan-Mission in Surinam
Bianca Pick (Oldenburg),
‘In the Grip of the Misanthropic Disease’?
Delimitation through Sarcasm as a Practice of Selfhood
Jennifer Bishop (Cambridge),
Self-Narratives in Institutional Records
Alex Hitchman (Sheffield),
Popular legalism and Constructions of ‘Self’ in early 1640s England
Claudia Oltmanns (Oldenburg),
Notions and Practices of Rurality in a Society of Cities
Kate Davison (Sheffield),
Social Networks and the Self
John Gallagher (Cambridge),
The Italian London of John North
Dagmar Freist (Oldenburg),
Social Practices and the Question of Intelligibility in Different Cultural Sites
To register, use the contact form below.
Note that those attending are responsible for their own travel and dinner expenses. Places for non-speakers will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please wait for a confirmation email before making travel arrangements.