10.17 清华历史讲堂

英国史讲座(Lecture on British History)

Painted with Native Colours:British Travellers and the Discovery of Britain 1500-1700

演讲人:Dr. John Cramsie

主持人:梅雪芹  教 授

时间:2019年10月17日下午2:30—4:30

地点:清华大学 文北楼 309 教室

讲座主要内容

a) the many different ways in which the English, Welsh, and Scots who travelled in Britain discovered their own home in the 1500s and 1600s and tried to understand the ethnic-cultural complexity of Britain.

b) research on travel and encounter in the early modern acts as a critique of how British History has been taught in the last century and its failure to equip modern Britons to deal with cultural diversity and racism today, including in the context of BREXIT

演讲人简介:Dr. JOHN CRAMSIE, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society,Associate Professor of British & Irish Studies and World History,Union College (Schenectady, NY) .

代表作:§ British Travellers and the Encounter with Britain 1450-1700 (Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History; Boydell Press, 2015)

§ James VI & I and Crown Finance in England 1603-1625 (Royal Historical Society Studies in History; Boydell & Brewer, 2002)