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H2020 DIGITENS closing conference programme


H2020 DIGITENS closing conference
Colloque de clôture du projet H2020 DIGITENS


PROGRAMME
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Sociabilities on the Move in the Long Eighteenth Century (1650-1850)

Sociabilités en mouvement au cours du long XVIIIe siècle (1650-1850)

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UNIVERSITE DE BRETAGNE OCCIDENTALE
Faculté Victor Ségalen, 20 rue Duquesne, 29200 BREST

8-9 DECEMBER 2022

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THURSDAY AM (Faculté des lettres, Ségalen)

* Welcome coffee: 08:30 – 9:00

* Opening of the conference: 9:00


* 2 panels in parallel sessions: 9:15 – 11:15

Panel A: Mapping Sociable Interactions and Circulations - Room B001

Chair: Annick Cossic (UBO Brest)

- Sophie Vasset (Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier) - Mapping eighteenth-century spas in the British Isles: the invalid’s progress

- Susanne Schmid (Freie Universität Berlin) - Libraries, Travellers, and Sociable Encounters

- Myriam Marrache-Gouraud (Université de Poitiers) - Du musée au café. Mouvement prosaïque, ou singulier ?

- Marie-Cécile Schang (Université de Bretagne Sud) - Les divertissements et leur circulation entre la France et l’Angleterre (1740-1770) : l’exemple de Jean Monnet, entrepreneur de spectacles et homme du monde

Panel B: Radical Sociabilities on the Move, Sponsored by the John Thelwall Society - Room C219
Chair: Charles Walton (University of Warwick)

- Judith Thompson (Dalhousie University, Halifax) - Peripatetic Sociability on the Seine

- Julien Beckaert (Université de Lille) - Burke’s “Swinish Multitude”: An Imagined Radical Community

- Rémy Duthille (Université Bordeaux Montaigne) - Debating societies: entertainment venues, finishing schools or anti-parliaments?

- Ian Newman (University of Notre Dame, Indiana) - Ballads on the Move

Coffee break: 11:15-11:30

* KEYNOTE LECTURE: 11:30 – 12:30 - Room B001
- Sarah Goldsmith (University of Edinburgh): Witnessing Masculinity: Sociability and its Purposes on the Grand Tour
Chair: Michèle Cohen (Richmond University)

LUNCH: 12:30 – 13:45 (Room A009, Buffet Saint Antoine)

 

THURSDAY PM (Faculté des lettres, Ségalen)

* 2 panels in parallel sessions: 14:00 – 16:00


Panel C: Networking and Social Integration - B001

Chair: Sophie Mesplède (Université Rennes 2)

- Richard Ansell (University of Leicester) - Learning and networking abroad: sociability during and after educational travel, 1650-1750

- Valentina Dal Cin (Ca’ Foscari / Stanford University) - Mobiliser les réseaux de sociabilité : recommandations et recherche d’emploi au début du XIXe siècle

- Isabelle Le Pape (Bibliothèque nationale de France) - Sociabilités et réseaux d’influences des collectionneurs Britanniques lors du Grand Tour au XVIIIe siècle

- Sara Harvey (Université de Victoria) - Vers des sociabilités médiatiques : public, comédiens, auteurs et journalistes dans la critique dramatique (1720-1770) parisienne

Panel D: Expanding Colonial Sociabilities - C219
Chair: Mark Knights (University of Warwick)

- Gwyn Campbell (McGill University) - Interaction and Exchange in the Western Indian Ocean in the long 18th century (1650-1850)

- Manamee Guha (Fort Hays State University) - Moving Men, Evolving Sensibilities: The Evolution of 19th-Century Colonial British Sociability

- Laurence Machet (Université Bordeaux-Montaigne) – “A social mode of conquering the wilderness”: plaisirs et déconvenues de l’exploration de l’Arkansas dans les récits de Schoolcraft et Nuttall.

THURSDAY PM from 16:45 – Official launch of the DIGIT.EN.S Encyclopedia

(Marina du Château, quai Eric Tabarly)

* KEYNOTE LECTURE: 16:45 – 17:45
- Tim Hitchcock (University of Sussex): The Rules of the Road: The Sociability of the Street in the Eighteenth-Century Town
Chair: Annick Cossic (UBO Brest)

* LAUNCH of the DIGIT.EN.S encyclopedia: 17:45 by Annick Cossic (General Editor), Valérie Capdeville, Alain Kerhervé & Kimberley Page-Jones (Managing Editors)

* GIS MA Thesis Prize
: Sara Leuner (2021 laureate, Université Paris Cité)

Toasting Session and Cocktail: 18:15

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FRIDAY AM (Faculté des lettres, Ségalen)

* 3 panels in parallel sessions: 08:45 – 10:15


Panel E: Sociability and Knowledge Circulation - Room B001
Chair: Stéphane Jettot (Sorbonne Université)

- Margot Damiens (Université de Bretagne Sud / Greifswald) - Ad naturam : Voyages et sociabilités scientifiques en pays scandinaves durant le long XVIIIe siècle

- Simon Dolet (Université Côte d’Azur) - Voyager à courte distance : le réseau météorologique de Giuseppe Toaldo (1719-1797), une sociabilité particulière ?

- Antoine Eche (Mount Royal University, Calgary) - Sociabilité et traduction de la littérature de voyage

Panel F: Female Mobility and Sociable Education - Room C219
Chair: Eleonora Sasso (Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio", Chieti - Pescara)

- Mascha Hansen (Universität Greifswald) - Jane Austen, Female Travel, and Knowledge of the (Fashionable) World

- Katie Aske (Northumbria University) – Gunning for Beauty: Appearance, Upward Mobility and the Gunning Sisters.

- Peter Sabor (McGill University) - Frances Burney in England to Alexandre d’Arblay in France: Long-Distance Sociability

Panel G: Disrupting Models of Sociability - Room C206
Chair: Sebastian Domsch (Universität Greifswald)

- Jakub Lipski (Kazimierz Wielki University) - The arts and/of the Grand Tour in Tobias Smollett’s Peregrine Pickle, Vol. II, and Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy, Vol. VII.

- Brian Cowan (McGill University) – Defoe’s individualistic sociability

- Sara Leuner (Université Paris Cité) – “A Peerless Peer”: the rake archetype as a threat to sociability in the long eighteenth century

* POSTER SESSION MA students’ workshop: 10:15 – 11:15 - Room C219
Chairs: Adnana Sava (UBO Brest) & Jess Nelson (The National Archives, Kew)

- Aykan Aysuda & Curtis Leung (University of Warwick): William Upcott’s Traveling Sociability 1803-1809

- Candice Despretz (Université de Bretagne Occidentale): Social Interaction in Theatrical Prologues and Epilogues (1721-1760): between Persuasion and Socio-cultural Influence

- Sarah Bennour (Université de Bretagne Occidentale): La Révolution française comme idéal régénérateur dans les œuvres de Helen Maria Williams et Charlotte Smith

- Hanne Roth (University of Tübingen): The uncle as family misfit in Smollett’s novels

Coffee-break: 11:15 – 11:30

* 2 panels in parallel sessions: 11:30 – 13:00

Panel H: Sociabilities in Troubled Times - Room B001
Chair: Mark Philp (University of Warwick)

- Rotraud Von Kulessa (University of Augsburg) - Sociabilité en exil : les émigrés français dans la Vénétie lors de la Révolution française

- Eleonore Beck (Université de Genève) - L’ivrognerie révolutionnaire : regards des patriciennes genevoises sur la sociabilité populaire en temps de troubles (1792-1794)

Panel I: European Travels and Sociable Connections - Room C219

Chair: Miriam Sette (Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio", Chieti - Pescara)

- Nathalie Hanley-Smith (Women’s History Network Early Career Fellow) - Prudence and imprudence: conditions of entrance and acceptance in “English Society” in 1790s’ Italy.

- Philippe Prudent (Université Grenoble Alpes) – Voyages britanniques en réseau dans l’Italie du XVIIIe siècle.

Diana Rodova (Université de Bretagne Occidentale) - Sociabilités européennes au prisme du récit de voyage au féminin au cours du long XVIIIe siècle : formes, pratiques et représentations.

LUNCH: 13:00 – 14:00 (Thaï Phuket, 23-25 rue de la 2ème Db)

 

FRIDAY PM (Faculté des lettres, Ségalen)

* 2 panels in parallel sessions: 14:15 – 16:15

Panel J: Minuet and Contredanse/Contradanza: Moving Bodies, Crossing Borders, Navigating Nationalities - Room B001

Chair: Jakub Lipski (Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz)

- Ambre Emory-Maier (Kent State University, Ohio): Shaping the British Body’s Sociability on the Dance Floor

- Lynn Matluck Brooks (Franklin & Marshall College, Pennsylvania): The Dancing Assembly in the Second City of the British Empire

- Magdalena Villarán (Dance Instructor and choreographer, Mexico): European Country Dances in New Spain: England, France, and Spain in 18th-Century Mexican Ballrooms

- Peggy Murray (Ohio University): Drawing the Line at Sociability: Discouraging European Dance Practices in 18th-Century Colonial Peru

Panel K: Sociable Practices in Travel Narratives - Room C219
Chair: Philippa Hellawell (The National Archives, Kew)

- Paula Almeida Mendes (Université de Porto) - Sociabilité et pratiques d’hospitalité au Portugal aux XVIIIe-XIXe siècles : un regard à travers les récits des voyageurs étrangers

- Sabrina Juillet Garzon (Université Sorbonne Paris Nord) - La sociabilité des Écossais selon le voyageur français Pierre-Nicolas Chantreau, 1788-1789.

- Nataliia Voloshkova (Kazimierz Wielki University) – “The society, company, politeness, & attentions of Odessa”: Representations of Urban Sociability in British Travel Accounts, 1810-1830

Coffee break: 16:15-16:30

* KEYNOTE LECTURE: 16:30 – 17:30 - Room B001
- Paul Stock (London School of Economics and Political Science): What Did British People Really Think About Europe? European Sociability and the Geographical Imagination
Chair: Brian Cowan (McGill University)

* Concluding remarks with all members: 17:30 – 18:15 - Room B001

* PARTICIPATORY MOVEMENT CLASS: “The Body in the Ballroom and Bounding across the Seas” (Espace 'Les Abords'): 18:20 – 19:20
Dance animation by Ambre Emory-Maier, Peggy Murray & Magdalena Villarán
Musical support by violinist Christopher Brooks

CONFERENCE DINNER: 20:30 (Aux Tours du Château, 3 bd des Français libres)