Habitual Behavior in early modern Europe 1500 – 1750

Paolo Monaldi, Bambocciata, XVIIe, huile sur toile, 49,2 x 65 cm, collection particulière.

Type : Colloque international

Date : 1 – 2 juin 2017

Lieu : Grande Bretagne, Sheffield, University of Sheffield, Humanities Research Institute

Habitual Behavior in early modern Europe 1500 – 1750

June 1st

10:30 – 11:30: Registration

11:30 – 13:00: Sex, Lust, and Desire

Dr Harry Cocks, Nottingham University: Habituation and Lust in Seventeenth and Early-Eighteenth- century England.

Dr Vincenzo Lagioia, University of Bologna: “Non solamente le lettere in cathedra ma ancora li buoni costumi”. Virtuosic Actions and Public Morality in the Seventeenth-Century: the Pisan Studio and the Rector Sodomite.

Mr Tommaso Scaramella, University of Bologna: «Per mottivi naturali». The Regulation of Sexual Habits in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Venice.

11:30 – 13:00: Communication

Dr Hillary Taylor, University of Cambridge: Conversational Interruption as Habit in Early Modern England.

Dr Soile Ylivuori, Queen Mary University of London: Politeness as Bodily Habituation: Women, Nature, and Identity in Eighteenth-century England.

Miss Annika Raapke, Oldenburg University: In-habiting the 18th century French Caribbean.

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 16:00: Health and Medicine

Mr Michael Walkden, University of York: Habitual Evacuation in Early Modern England.

Mr Taylor Meredith, University or Birmingham: The Pathology of Climate: Airs, Places, and Habits in Early Modern England.

Ms Lara Thorpe, Royal Holloway – University of London: ‘Pills, potions and preservatives’: Habits of Health during the Great Plague of 1665.

Dr Clodagh Tait, University of Limerick: ‘Keep your head cool by temperance and your feet warm by exercise’: The Habits of Early Modern British and Irish Centenarians.

14:00 – 16:00: Everyday Life

Dr Riitta Laitinen, University of Turku: Doors, Gates and Windows as Locations of Routine and Habit in a Swedish/Finnish Town.

Dr Mark Hailwood, University of Exeter: The Working Day in Early Modern England.

Miss Suzanne Baverez, École normale supérieure (ENS) Paris: The Bamboccianti: Painters of Everyday Life.

Dr Karin Sennefelt, Stockholm University: Discernment and Disregard: Visual Habits in Seventeenth Century Stockholm.

16:00 – 16:30: Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00: Keynote: Sasha Handley.

19:30: Botanist restaurant

June, 2nd

09:00 – 09:45: registration and coffee

09:45 – 11:15: Recreation

Miss Johanna Ferket, University of Antwerp: ‘Een vijand van’t dobbelen en speelen’. Gambling in Seventeenth-century Comic Theatre of the Low Countries

Mrs Florence Fesneau, Sorbonne University: From Habitus to Concept: The Camouflet

Dr Louise Wilson, Liverpool Hope University: ‘After dynner, talke a while,/After supper, walke a mile.’: Mealtimes and Recreational Reading in Sixteenth-century England.

09:45 – 11:15: Record keeping

Ms Catherine Evans, University of Sheffield Accounting for Time in Early Modern Almanacs.

Dr Anne Myers, University of Missouri: “Make thy accounts agree”: The Spiritual and Financial Records of Ralph Josselin.

Ms Elsbeth den Braber, Utrecht University: Materiality and Scope of Habits in the Verse Books of the Chamber of Rhetoric in Veere.

11:15 – 11:30: Coffe break

11:30 – 13:00: Consumption

Miss Blanche Llaurens, University of Poitiers: «La Désolation de la bouteille»: Drinking Habits in Seventeenth-century France Prints.

Dr Will Tullet, King’s College London: ‘Their noses are so habitually turned upwards’: Habituation, New Consumables, and the History of Smell, 1660-1750.

Mr Alex Taylor, University of Sheffield: Leafy Habits: The Informal Spread of Tobacco in Early Modern England.

11:30 – 13:00: Habitual Prayer

Dr Ceri Sullivan, Cardiff University: How Habit Lets you Move from Set to Inspired Prayer.

Miss Fannie CaronRoy, Montréal University: Repetition for Salvation in Counter-Reformation Rome: Cardinal Altemps’ Daily Prayers in his Studiolo.

Mr Martin Walker, Lancaster University: “Christian Wisdom may be defined to be that habit of mind whereby a man is inabled to propose the true end of eternal blessedness”: A Religion of Habit in Restoration England?

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 15:30: Feeling and Emotion

Miss Nicoletta Taurian, University of Trieste: Habitual Practices to Prevent Emotional Disorders in Renaissance Medicine (1500-1600).

Miss Kate Gath, University of Sheffield: ‘Little pastime upon Earth without Bodies’: Platonic Love, William Davenant and Relationship Habits in the Seventeenth-Century Masque.

Mr Robert Stearn, Birkbeck – University of London: Idle and Unprofitable Drones: Habitual Apathy in Early Modern England.

14:00 – 15:30: Study

Dr Julie Robin Solomon, Keypoint Health Services: When Addiction Becomes a Habit: Early Modern Concerns about Fixated Thought.

Mr Charles Johnson, Princeton Theological Seminary: Habits to Form Humanists: Heinrich Bullinger’s

Ms Hannah Jeans, University of York: Women’s Reading Habits and the Feminine Self in Seventeenth-Century England.

15:30 – 16:00: Coffe break

16:00 – 17:30: Keynote: Steven Shapin

17:30: Wine reception