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8th IMHA International Congress of Maritime History

Members of the RUTTER project will chair 4 symposium and present 7 talks at the 8th IHMA congress. 8th IMHA International Congress of Maritime History   Symposium: Politics, Science, Religion: New Historical Insights On the Making of Early Modern Thalassocracies. Chair: Fabiano Bracht. Nuno Vila-Santa “Spying on the Global Sea: French maritime and cosmographical espionage…

European Design Awards 2022

The book "Relação da Primeira Viagem em Torno do Mundo", by António Pigafetta, with translation by Joana Lima and published by Imprensa Nacional, is the silver winner in the book cover category of the European Design Awards 2022.   European Design Awards 2022 The book "Relação da Primeira Viagem em Torno do Mundo" at the…

XIV Congreso SEHCYT de Historia de la Ciencia

José María Moreno Madrid “Longitud e imperio. La constitución de un problema científico a principios de la Edad Moderna” José María Moreno Madrid “Longitud e imperio. La constitución de un problema científico a principios de la Edad Moderna”   José María Moreno Madrid presented the paper “Longitud e imperio. La constitución de un problema científico…

XI Simposio Internacional de la Asociación Española de Americanistas

José María Moreno Madrid “Globalizar un imperio. Desafíos técnicos y estructurales para la consolidación de los poderes ultramarinos de Edad Moderna” José María Moreno Madrid “Globalizar un imperio. Desafíos técnicos y estructurales para la consolidación de los poderes ultramarinos de Edad Moderna”   José María Moreno Madrid presented the paper “Globalizar un imperio. Desafíos técnicos…

Cultura Marítima y Epistemología Artesanal

José María Moreno Madrid “La ballestilla de los marineros. Reafirmando el papel de las comunidades artesanales en la Iberia de Edad Moderna temprana” José María Moreno Madrid “La ballestilla de los marineros. Reafirmando el papel de las comunidades artesanales en la Iberia de Edad Moderna temprana”   José María Moreno Madrid presents the paper “La…

Timothy D. Walker

RUTTER seminar “Assessing Historic Oceanic Climate Conditions Using American Whaling and Portuguese Navy Maritime Archival Sources [c. 1750-1950]" Timothy D. Walker Timothy D. Walker Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth "Assessing Historic Oceanic Climate Conditions Using American Whaling and Portuguese Navy Maritime Archival Sources [c. 1750-1950]" 15 June 2022, 14:30 FCUL

Sabrina Guerra Moscoso new Associate Member of RUTTER

Sabrina Guerra Moscoso, professor at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidad San francisco de Quito, Equador, is now Associate member of the RUTTER project. Sabrina Guerra Moscoso Sabrina Guerra Moscoso is now Associate Member of the RUTTER project Sabrina Guerra Moscoso is professor at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities,…

The Foreignness of Universal Historiography

David Salomoni presents the paper “The Italian who Changed the World: Pigafetta and the Construction of the First Circumnavigation of the Earth”.   David Salomoni "The Italian who Changed the World: Pigafetta and the Construction of the First Circumnavigation of the Earth"   David Salomoni presents the paper “The Italian who Changed the World: Pigafetta…

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