Arrival and Welcome
SESSION I: MIGRATION, ADAPTATION, INNOVATION
Felicia Gottmann (Northumbria University): Migration, Adaptation, Innovation 1500-1800: Project presentation and European context
Floris van Swet (Northumbria University): Migrants and Technology Transfer across East Asia, 1500-1800
Rémi Dewière (Northumbria): Behind diplomacy and technology lies a migrant. The impact of migrants’ experience in technological dialogue in the early modern Islamic World
Oliver Gunning (Northumbria University): The links between migration and industrialisation in early modern Britain, with a specific emphasis on the glassmaking sector.
SESSION II: EXPERIENCE IN THE PREMODERN SCIENCES
Tracy Wietecha: Knowledge Migration and a Failed Botany: the role of Non-Scientists in the Collection of American Botanical Specimens in the late Eighteenth Century
Katja Krause (MPIWG, Berlin): Premodern Experience in Translation, Transfer, or Migration? The Movement of Knowledge and Historiographical Metaphors
SESSION III: KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE
Chun Xu (MPIWG, Berlin): Seasonal Barbarian Migrants and Irrigation Maintenance in the Chengdu Plain, 1500-1800
Siyen Fei (University of Pennsylvania):Lost People on the Ming frontiers: Captivity and Labor Acquisition in Early Modern China
Qiao Yang (MPIWG, Berlin): Migration of People and Migration of Knowledge in Mongol Eurasia (13th-14th centuries).
CONCLUDING COMMENTS AND DISCUSSION