Talks

Conferences Organized

Borders Past and Present. Materiality, Practices and Concepts“, European University Institute, Florence, Italy (November 6 – 7, 2014)

Talks

February 2019        Mapping Airspace. On the Visual Imagination of the Atmosphere, Conference “Mapping the Global Imaginary”, Rumsey Map Center, Stanford University, CA, USA

February 2019        Contested Skies. Aerial Disputes in Early Modern Europe, Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Stanford University, CA, USA

January 2019          Verticality in Spatial History, Archaeology Center, Stanford University, CA, USA

2018

December 2018      Mappe nuove per l’antico regime. Cartografia digitale e storia moderna, Istituto Storico Italo-Germanico, Trento, Italy

November 2018      Contending with Uncertainty. Mapping the Unknown in Early Modern Spatial History, Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA

May 2018                  The Digital Humanities Graduate Research Fellows Program: Past, Present, Future, Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, Stanford University, CA, USA

March 2018              Mapping Disputes in the Old Reich, Annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in New Orleans, LA, USA

March 2018              Troop Passages and Territorial Boundaries in the Old Reich, Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär Conference, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA

February 2018         Movement and the Geography of the State in the Old Reich, German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, USA

January 2018           Historicizing Freedom of Movement: The Case of the Old Reich, Stanford Center for Law and History, Stanford Law School, Stanford University, CA, USA

2017

December 2017      Spatial History. Neue Perspektiven auf die Vormoderne?, Research seminar in early modern history, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany

November 2017      Géographies de la fraude dans une société d’Ancien Régime: le cas du Saint- Empire, Conference “Fraudes, frontières et territoires”, French Ministry for the Economy and Finance, Paris, France

November 2017      Sharing and Exploring Cultural Heritage Data: The Mapping Old Regimes of Movement project, Conference “Linked Pasts. New Voices, Old Places”, Stanford University, CA, USA

June 2017                  Movement. Some Thoughts on the Uses and Abuses of an Analytic Concept, Conference “Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe”, University of Oxford, UK

April 2017                 The Ordering of Movement: Channeling Mobility in the Old Reich, Annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Chicago, IL, USA

February 2017         Mapping Old Regimes of Movement, Research workshop of the Spatial History project, Stanford University, CA, USA

January 2017            Borders Without States: Safe-Conduct and the Politics of Mobility in the Old Reich, Research workshop of the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Stanford University, CA, USA

2016

December 2016      Handel und Wandel. Vormoderne Staatlichkeit als Mobilitätsregime, Research seminar for history of science, medieval and early modern history, University of Konstanz, Germany

July 2016                   Grenzen ohne Staaten. Bewegungsfreiheit und Geleit im Alten Reich, Research seminar for early modern history, Free University of Berlin, Germany

June 2016                 The Procession and its Discontents. Sharing Thoroughfares in the Holy Roman Empire, Conference “Sharing Space in the Early Modern World 1450-1750”, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

May 2016                  La route interdite. Canaliser la circulation dans le Saint-Empire à l’époque moderne, Workshop “Routes, institutions et territoire à l’époque moderne”, EHESS, Paris, France

April 2016                Protection and the Ordering of Movement: Safe Conduct in the Holy Roman Empire, Conference “Protection and Empire”, co-sponsored by Harvard University, Vanderbilt University and Monash University, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

March 2016              Rights of Passage. Safe-Conduct and the Enclosure of Movement in the Old Reich, Annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Boston, MA, USA

February 2016        Compétition territoriale et coûts de transport dans le Saint-Empire du XVIIe siècle, Conference “Prix et coûts de transport dans l’Europe préindustrielle. Perspectives compares”, Université Paris 1, PanthéonSorbonne, France

January 2016           Leviathan’s Skin. Borders and the Ordering of Movement in the Old Reich, Seminar of the Cambridge New Habsburg Studies Network, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2015

November 2015      Beyond Borders. Rethinking the Spaces of Negotiated Mobility in the Old Reich, Conference “Barriers and borders in and beyond Habsburg Europe”, KU Leuven, Belgium

September 2015     The Bounds of Free Movement. Conduct, Borders and the Enclosure of Movement in the Early Modern Old Reich, Annual conference of the German History Society, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom

May 2015                  The Enclosure of Movement. How Travelers, Officials and Jurists Negotiated Rights of Passage in the Old Reich, Center for International History (Discussant: Prof. Carl Wennerlind), Columbia University, New York City, United States

2014

November 2014      Rituals and Rights of Passage. Negotiating Freedom of Movement between the Alps and the North Sea (1580-1690), Early Modern and Modern History Postgraduate Forum, University of Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

October 2014           Arterien der Menschheit? Zum Gebrauch der Straßen und Flüsse des Alten Reichs im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert, Conference “L’historiographie du Saint-Empire à l’époque moderne : approches croisées franco-allemandes”, EHESS, Paris, France

August 2014            De la liberté des routes et des fleuves. Gouverner la circulation dans le Saint- Empire aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles, Summer school in economic and social history “Bien(s) commun(s) et biens collectifs aux époques médiévale et moderne”, Villa Finaly, Florence, Italy

June 2014                  Bewegte Hoheit. Grenzen, Geleit und die Sicherheit des ‚reisenden Manns‘ im Alten Reich, Research seminar in early modern history, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany

May 2014                  Geleit, Sicherheit und Grenze im Alten Reich (ca. 1550 – 1700), Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe, Germany

April 2014                 The Enclosure of Movement. Safe Conduct, Borders, and Security in Early Modern German Lands, Annual conference of the Social History Society, Newcastle, United Kingdom

March 2014              Safe Conduct? Borders, Movement and Security on the Roads and Rivers of Early Modern ‘Germany’ (1550–1700), Annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, New York City, USA

2013

December 2013       Passages dangereux. Sauf-conduit, passeport et frontière dans le Saint Empire des XVIe et XVIIe siècles, Seminar of Christophe Duhamelle and Falk Bretschneider at the EHESS, Paris, France

June 2013                  Geleit, Sicherheit und Grenze im Alten Reich der Frühen Neuzeit, French-German workshop on the Holy Roman Empire, University of Münster, Germany

March 2013              Leibeigenschaft in der Polemik. Professoren, Vögte und Bauern im Wildfangstreit (1650–1669), Conference on the dynamics of polemics, University of Erfurt, Germany