MONDAY, 10TH SEPTEMBER 2018
9.00–9.10, 'Address of Welcome'
HIRH Archduke Karl von Habsburg-Lothringen
9.10–9.20, 'Address of Welcome'
Markus Bugnyár (Jerusalem)
9.20–9.30, 'The Habsburg Mediterranean? Comments and Concepts'
Stefan Hanß (Cambridge/ Manchester) and Dorothea McEwan (London)
Session: The Mediterranean Stage of the Habsburg-Ottoman Military Rivalry
Géza Pálffy (Budapest), 'The Habsburg Defence in Hungary and the Mediterranean in the Age of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent'
Eric Dursteler (Provo), 'Habsburgs, Ottomans, and Venetians on the Frontiers of Dalmatia: The Capture of Clissa in 1596'
11.00–11.30 Coffee Break
Emrah Safa Gürkan (İstanbul), 'Sabotage, Bribery, and Information Gathering in Sixteenth-Century Istanbul'
Session: The Holy Land and the Habsburg Empire
Sundar Henny (Bern), 'The Engaged Comparatist: Bartholomeo Georgius at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre'
13:00-14:15 Lunch Break
Tobias Graf (Oxford), 'Fleecing the Habsburgs and Their Subjects? Alleged Dignitaries from the Holy Land in Austria and the Holy Roman Empire during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries'
Dorothea McEwan (London), 'The Church Protectorate in the Lands of the Sublime Porte and its Legal Framework'
15.45–16.15 Coffee Break
Session: The Mediterranean, Material Culture and the Symbolic Universe of the Habsburgs
Václav Bůžek (České Budějovice), 'The Elephant at the Court of Maximillian II'
Suzanna Ivanič (Kent), 'The Bohemianization of Mediterranean Material Culture in Rudolf’s Prague c. 1600'
Stefan Hanß (Cambridge/Manchester), 'A Shared Taste? Material Culture and Intellectual Curiosity in the Habsburg-Ottoman Realms'
TUESDAY, 11TH SEPTEMBER 2018
Session: Habsburg Economic Activities: The Great Sea and the Danube Monarchy
Peter Rauscher (Vienna) and Evelyn Korsch (Erfurt), 'Trading Enemies: Commerce between the Habsburg and Ottoman Empires in the Mediterranean and the Danube Region in the Eighteenth Century'
Session: Habsburg Mediterranean I: Genoa / II: Malta
Michael J. Levin (Akron), 'Of the Empire but not in it: Habsburg Spain and Genoa in the Sixteenth Century'
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
Phillip Williams (Portsmouth), 'A "Society of Princes" or an "Entire Sewer of Corsairs, from all the Nations and Sects that Rob Indiscriminately"? The Habsburgs of Madrid and Hospitaller Malta, 1530–1680'
Emanuel Buttigieg (Malta), 'Habsburgs and Hospitallers in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Contacts, Relations, Movement'
13.00–14.15 Lunch Break
Habsburg Jerusalem: A Guided Tour
Session: Habsburg Mediterranean III: Adriatic Sea
Alexander Koller (Rome), 'The Uscoks: Habsburg’s Pirates in the Mediterranean'
Session: Imperial Enterprises in the Mediterranean and Beyond: New Approaches in Habsburg Studies
William O'Reilly (Cambridge), 'Globalising Habsburg Interests in the Long Eighteenth Century'
General Discussion with HIRH Archduke Karl von Habsburg-Lothringen
PLEASE NOTE: Though participation at the conference is free, registration is required. Please contact email@example.com for registration.
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