The Early Modern World According to Its Archives: Schedule

The Early Modern World According to Its Archives: Research Case Studies in European Collections
The Graduate Center, CUNY, Room 9206
10 AM – 5 PM, March 30, 2016
Guides to Collections and Background Reading
Click names and paper titles to read abstracts.
10:00 AM: Introduction
Clare Carroll (Professor of Comparative Literature, Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY)
10:15-11:15 AM: Archivo Histórico Nacional, Madrid, Archivo General de Indias de Sevilla, and Archivo General de Simancas
Igor Pérez Tostado (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain): “The Slow Heartbeat of Spain: the Early Modern World According to its Archives”
11:15-11:45 AM: Coffee Break
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM: Franciscan Archives, University College Dublin, and Manuscripts Room, Trinity College, Dublin
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (University College, Dublin): “Researching the mid-seventeenth-century crisis in Dublin: the Franciscan Archives in University College Dublin and the Aphorismical Discovery of Treasonable Faction in Trinity College”
LUNCH: 1-2 PM, The Commons, CUNY
Jesuit Archives in Rome I
Simon Ditchfield (Professor of History, University of York): “ ‘The Paper Religious Order’: Archivium Romanum Societas Iesu (ARSI)”
3:00-4:00 PM  
The Jesuit Archives in Rome II
Paolo Broggio, Roma Tre University “Roman Archives and Catholic missions: evangelization, globalization, and centralization: The ‘Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu”
4:00-4:30 PM: Coffee Break
4:30-5:30 PM
Archives of the Sacred Congregation “de Propaganda Fide”
Matteo Binasco (Postdoctoral Fellow, Rome Global Gateway, University of Notre Dame): “Organization, Holdings and Possibilities for Research on Ireland and the Caribbean”
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