Prosopography

May 21, 2007

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Our next meeting will be on Friday June 8th, at 5pm, in Birkbeck Room 261, Malet Street.

The topic will be Prosopography or, group biography, as a tool for History.

Please look at the articles by Lawrence Stone and Steven Shapin & Arnold Thackray.


Koselleck

May 4, 2007

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For the first meeting of term, on Friday 4th May, we will be reading Reinhart Koselleck: please look at both the first and the last chapters of his Futures Past (Columbia Univ. Press, 2004).

“Modernity and the Planes of Historicity” & “‘Space of Experience’ and ‘Horizon of Expectation’: Two Historical Categories”.